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Saint Maybe (1998)

Not Rated | | Drama, Family | TV Movie 22 November 1998
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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Rita
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Mrs. Dulcimer
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Claudia Bedloe
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Reverend Emmett
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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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Drama | Family

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Not Rated
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22 November 1998 (USA)  »

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Anne Tyler's Saint Maybe  »

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Position of toy animals as young Thomas plays with them. See more »

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Edited into Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951) See more »

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Saint Maybe-Not
4 January 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a very poor attempt to translate a marvelous book to the screen. Hallmark should have made this a multi-parter, and definitely should have left elements of the book alone. "Saint Maybe" is a very long book, and may well be Tyler's masterpiece. Condensing it into a "movie of the week" format dilutes the vivid images painted by her. "The Accidental Tourist" was much better and kept as faithful to the book as possible. If you haven't read "Saint Maybe" you should. Once you do you'll love it and ask "why did Hallmark change so much?!?" I was very disappointed. The actors try very hard to win us over, but the script is just too weak. Perhaps someone will attempt to make another of her books into a movie with better results.


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