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The Hired Heart (1997)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Romance  -  13 October 1997 (USA)
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A small-town, country doctor has been a widow for two years but is still in love with her dead husband, Michael. Despite the best efforts of her father in law to marry her off to the local ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Garnet Hadley
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Bryan
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Mike Hadley
Allison Hossack ...
Jenny
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Keith
Barbara Gates Wilson ...
Jill
Paul Jarrett ...
Ed Pullman
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Jimmy Rawlinbow
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Judy
Edanna Andrews ...
Sarah
Dave Leader ...
Cal
J.C. Roberts ...
Merle Atwood
Bill Presidente ...
Bob
Benjamin Dohy ...
Danny Cole
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Moses (as Dan Libman)
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A small-town, country doctor has been a widow for two years but is still in love with her dead husband, Michael. Despite the best efforts of her father in law to marry her off to the local eligible bachelors, she still remains so. The week-long county fair is approaching and her father in law traps her into an unfair deal involving the feeding of her bull and her attendance at the fair with a suitable escort. She decides to call his bluff by hiring a male escort to attend the fair as her lover. However, things don't go quite according to plan as he smells a rat and investigates the new boyfriend and even worse the escort starts to fall in love with her! Things come to a head at the Bison Hall dance, the highlight of the fair, when the girlfriend of the escort arrives in town and the escort forces her into making a choice between him and her dead husband Michael! Written by Mark Smith <msmith@osi.co.uk>

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Garnet Hadley needed a boyfriend ... So she hired one.

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A Delightful Movie
6 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Penelope Ann Miller is excellent in the part of a small town country doctor. I just loved the storyline and also the guy who fell in love with her. They were so well matched. I particularly liked this movie because it did not contain violence. It was about love between two people and also the funny parts of their relationship. The movie held my interest to the very end. I don't want to say much more because I may give the story away, especially the ending, which I found very touching and heart warming. I cannot say enough about Penelope Ann Miller whom I consider a superb actress. She was absolutely delightful to watch in this movie which I thought was made just for her.


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