MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 11,334 this week

Clover (1997)

TV Movie  -  Drama  -  10 September 1997 (USA)
6.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.1/10 from 114 users  
Reviews: 4 user | 1 critic

Sara marries Gaten a single father who is African-American. Not long after they're married Gaten dies. So Sara has to take care of Gaten's daughter, Clover. Problem is she and Clover have ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(novel), (teleplay)
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $3.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb: What to Watch - The One I Love

Interview with Charlie McDowell and Mark Duplass


Related News

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 5996 titles
created 08 Jun 2013
 
a list of 442 titles
created 9 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Clover" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Clover (TV Movie 1997)

Clover (TV Movie 1997) on IMDb 6.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Clover.
1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Broken Glass (TV Movie 1996)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Director: David Thacker
Stars: Mandy Patinkin, Henry Goodman, Margot Leicester
The Piano Lesson (TV Movie 1995)
Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

1930's Pittsburgh, a brother comes home to claim "my half of the piano", a family heirloom; but his sister is not wanting to part with it. This is a glimpse of the conditions for ... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd Richards
Stars: Charles S. Dutton, Alfre Woodard, Carl Gordon
The Summer of Ben Tyler (TV Movie 1996)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Director: Arthur Allan Seidelman
Stars: James Woods, Elizabeth McGovern, Len Cariou
Lovesick (1983)
Comedy | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

A psychiatrist who falls in love with a patient is visited by the spirit of Sigmund Freud, who gives him advice on how to handle it.

Director: Marshall Brickman
Stars: Dudley Moore, Elizabeth McGovern, Alec Guinness
Native Son (1986)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

In 1940s Chicago, a young black man takes a job as a chauffeur to a white family, which takes a turn for the worse when he accidentally kills the teenage daughter of the couple and then tries to cover it up.

Director: Jerrold Freedman
Stars: Victor Love, Matt Dillon, Elizabeth McGovern
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A shambling, out-of-work actor, desperate to win back the affections of his ex-girlfriend, unexpectedly stumbles upon a way to turn back the clock.

Director: Maria Ripoll
Stars: Lena Headey, Douglas Henshall, Penélope Cruz
A Room with a View (TV Movie 2007)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

It's the Edwardian era. The Honeychurches - Marian Honeychurch and her two just of age children Lucy Honeychurch and Freddy Honeychurch - are a carefree and fun-loving family that live in ... See full summary »

Director: Nicholas Renton
Stars: Elaine Cassidy, Laurence Fox, Rafe Spall
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Earl Pilcher Jr., runs an equipment rental outfit in Arkansas, lives with his wife and kids and parents, and rarely takes off his gimme cap. His mother dies, leaving a letter explaining ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Pearce
Stars: Robert Duvall, James Earl Jones, Michael Beach
Romance | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Three short stories come to the screen, each focused on a man and a woman. The first is set in the 1940s, the other two in the 1920s. In "The Man in a Brooks Brothers Suit," a businessman ... See full summary »

Directors: Frederic Raphael, Tony Richardson, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Beau Bridges, Melanie Griffith, Dominic Hawksley
The Flamingo Rising (TV Movie 2001)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

When Hubert Lee decides to open the world's largest drive-in movie theater across the street from a funeral parlor, a feud erupts between Lee and Turner Knight, the owner of the funeral ... See full summary »

Director: Martha Coolidge
Stars: William Hurt, Elizabeth McGovern, Brian Benben
Comeback Dad (2014)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Director: Russ Parr
Stars: Donna Biscoe, Elizabeth Omilami, Ja'el Roberson
Broken Trust (TV Movie 1995)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Judge Nash is highly regarded for his position and decisions in the courtroom. He's approached by a special agent from a government task force investigating corrupt judges and lawyers, and ... See full summary »

Director: Geoffrey Sax
Stars: Tom Selleck, Elizabeth McGovern, William Atherton
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Sara Kate
...
Gaten Hill
...
Clover
...
Everleen
Beatrice Winde ...
Aunt Katie
...
Jim Ed Hill
...
Gaten's brother-in-law (as Ntare Mwine)
Nan-Lyn Nelson
Dennis Neal ...
Minister
John Archie ...
Trooper
Terry Allen Jones
Dan Bright ...
Doctor
...
Carol
Graham Brown
...
Chase Porter
Edit

Storyline

Sara marries Gaten a single father who is African-American. Not long after they're married Gaten dies. So Sara has to take care of Gaten's daughter, Clover. Problem is she and Clover have not exactly bonded and several of Gaten's friends and relatives object to her being Clover's guardian. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

10 September 1997 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Ernie Hudson and Cast in Clover
16 February 2008 | by (Glendale, CA) – See all my reviews

This story was done with skill and heart. The audience that loves family will love this haunting movie. Ernie Hudson played the kind of character he should play more often, revered and revering husband and father.

The subject matter was family and dealt with issues across the board including American family, nuclear family, family in-laws, and family of man. If you want to see difficult American cultural family issues dealt with using real dialog without using four letter words, this is your movie.

Because of the profound sincerity of the acting the movie is close to the heart, and will be remembered.

The cast was outstanding. The dialog was warm and honest. Kudos to everyone, including the writers.


3 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Would like to purchase phopkins-4
Clover (1997) Locations? rbl782002
Discuss Clover (1997) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?