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True Women (1997)

True Women is a sweeping saga of love, war and adventure. Spanning five decades from the Texas Revolution through the Civil War, Reconstruction and beyond, True Women is the story of the ... See full summary »

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True Women is a sweeping saga of love, war and adventure. Spanning five decades from the Texas Revolution through the Civil War, Reconstruction and beyond, True Women is the story of the love, friendship, survival and triumphs of Sarah Ashby McClure, Euphemia Ashby King and Georgia Lawshe Woods. Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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In the old west, men made the rules...and women broke them.


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Rated PG-13 for violence, sensuality and diverse thematic elements | See all certifications »
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Debut for Hilary Duff and Haylie Duff, both having uncredited parts. See more »

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In the battle of San Jacinto scenes, in the first daylight shot where the women are waiting for their men to return, a car drives by from right to left in the background. See more »

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Sarah McClure: I don't think our loved ones make our life. But lovin' them does.
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part of the growing Herstorical genre
4 December 1998 | by See all my reviews

Historical movies or fictional movies based on actual history are so often centered completely around men. Same as the history books. This does NOT mean that women didn't contribute to or play their parts in history and this movie, True Women, is another shining gem in the growing trend of Herstorical Movies. (see Paradise Road for a herstorical movie based on fact).

The story is about 3 women and how their lives were touched and influenced by several now historical events such as the Trail of Tears and the Alamo. We see how they actually played their own parts in influencing the OUTCOME of some of these events as well.


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