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Forever Love is a poignant new television movie about a woman who awakens from a 20-year-long coma and begins her life all over again. In the drama, suggested by a true story, Lizzie and Alex Brooks are a fairy tale young couple, wildly in love and the parents of a little girl, Emma. Then, without warning, 24-year-old Lizzie suffers a stoke. At the hospital, doctors tell Alex that his young wife has slipped into a deep coma and there is nothing to do but wait to see if she comes out of it. Alex, determined to keep his vow to love Lizzie in sickness and in health, decides to bring her home and take care of her. Alex is helped and consoled by Gail, Lizzie's best friend. Gail not only offers a loving friendship to Alex, she fills in for Lizzie with young Emma as well. When Gail's husband is killed in a car crash, Alex, Gail and Emma form a de facto family unit of their own until, 20 years after her stroke, Lizzie wakes up. Miraculously, Lizzie is pronounced perfectly healthy and begins ... Written by Anonymous

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First-rate Romance
5 January 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

FOREVER LOVE will be an overall hit with helpless romantics. Tim Matheson gives his usual fine performance.Although I am personally a fan of Reba McEntire,she is not a believable match for Matheson's character,Alex Brooks.Her thick country accent grates on the nerves of even the most loyal of fans.Reba's character,Lizzie Brooks is very likeable,but once again,unbelievable.Tim Matheson seems to have been created to play the role of"romantic leading man." His performance in "Forever Love" is no exception.In this romance Tim Matheson shines,but Reba McEntire could use some polish.Although the story-line may seem trite to some,it is a delight to romantics such as myself.This is definitely a film that I would like to add to my collection!


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