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In Wales, around 1800, Catherine Morgan is widowed young, her husband a war casualty whose unpaid gambling debts threaten both the loss of home and farm and destitution for her and her ... See full summary »

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Catherine Morgan
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Rhys Williams
Richard Lynch ...
Huw Williams
Richard Harrington ...
Evan
Jennifer Vaughan ...
Elen Morgan
Owen Garmon ...
Sam
Alexandra Clatworthy ...
Emily
Anwen Williams ...
Mrs. Evans
Sioned Jones Williams ...
Ann Hughes
Ifan Huw Dafydd ...
Jenner
Nicholas McGaughey ...
Ellis (as Nick McGaughey)
Sior Llyfni ...
Edwards
Geoffrey Morgan ...
Colonel Griffiths
Mari Rowland Hughes ...
Lady Sarah
Griff Williams ...
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In Wales, around 1800, Catherine Morgan is widowed young, her husband a war casualty whose unpaid gambling debts threaten both the loss of home and farm and destitution for her and her daughters Elen and Emily. Catherine hopes to save them by selling their cattle at a distant market. She must overcome the hardships of the cattle drive across the craggy Welsh countryside as an obsessively infatuated sheriff, whom she does not love, attempts to thwart the drive; and she must work out her insecurities in her relationship to his half-brother, an experienced drover, who helps her on the drive. Written by Jerry Caplin <JCaplin001@aol.com>

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Rated R for a strong sex scene | See all certifications »
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WARNING! BAD MOVIE! DO NOT WATCH!
8 January 2003 | by (NC) – See all my reviews

A lot of movies are so bad they're good. This is not one of them. The brief summary in TV Guide suggested to me that this would be a comedy-western. Western England, maybe. A comedy, definitely not. A drunk does lead a cattle drive for some women who are told women shouldn't be able to do that sort of thing. That concept sounded appealing but never developed the way I would have liked. This movie would likely appeal to the sort of people who liked 'Wuthering Heights.' There is action violence, which might please some people, but in and of itself it didn't do anything for me. A wasted two hours.


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