A lonely teen troubled by a past family tragedy is suspicious of his sister-in-law, believing she is being unfaithful. His confrontation with his brother sets off a series of tragic events.

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Bee Bedloe
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Doug Bedloe
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Rita
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Ian Bedloe (as Thomas McCarthy)
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Danny Bedloe
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Lucy Dean Bedloe
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Adult Daphne
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Mrs. Dulcimer
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Claudia Bedloe
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Reverend Emmett
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Adult Thomas (as Kristoffer Winters)
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Mrs. Jordan
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Cicely Brown
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A lonely teen troubled by a past family tragedy is suspicious of his sister-in-law, believing she is being unfaithful. His confrontation with his brother sets off a series of tragic events.

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Sometimes life leads us where we least expect... and most need to go.

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22 November 1998 (USA)  »

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Anne Tyler's Saint Maybe  »

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5 May 2005 | by See all my reviews

I had to watch this movie again,

while I agree it may be thin in places, the overall plot made me want to see the end, I admired the dignity that Tom McCarthy displayed and I was pleased to see that there were good solid morals portrayed.

It took courage for Ian to sacrifice his youth (to atone for his mistake) and while he could have gone off the rails as someone suggested it was quite noble of him to draw strength from God and raise the kids like his own and never divulge the terrible secret of their mothers' past to them.

It is quite simply a nice but realistic movie, people are faced with choices like these everyday, most people actually chicken out!!!

Real Men & Women are those who do not need to shout to be heard but live with dignity and strength!!!


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