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Love Letters (1999)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  12 April 1999 (USA)
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An ambitious U.S. Senator reflects back on his life after the death of a woman whom he loved and kept in contact with only through correspondence. The movie is told in flashbacks as the two... See full summary »

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Tim Redwine ...
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An ambitious U.S. Senator reflects back on his life after the death of a woman whom he loved and kept in contact with only through correspondence. The movie is told in flashbacks as the two first meet as children and begin their lifelong correspondence. He grows into his political aspirations and leaves her behind, as she becomes a struggling artist. While he is successful, she has a rocky life. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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The original Broadway production of "Love Letters" by A.R. Gurney opened at the Edison Theater on October 31, 1989 and ran for 96 performances. The play was nominated for the 1990 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. See more »

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wonderful made for TV movie- very rare
23 July 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I was staying in a hotel in Beijing and found only one English channel. This movie was on and I watched until the end.

My pillow was wet.

Most made for TV movies don't appeal to me. They are usually too dramatic. Especially the ones about someone with a terminal illness.They milk the sympathy as much as possible to the point where you can hardly wait for the sick person in question to hurry up and die. Sounds terrible, but they fill the entire three hours with as much sap as they possibly can.

Love Letters was NOT one of those movies. It was just a remarkably poignant movie about Love and friendship that pulls those heartstrings in a completely non-manipulative way.

It was surprisingly beautiful, but I never knew what it was called until now. I just remembered the guy from Wings.

I've searched for a few years and finally found it here.

Now if only I could see it again.


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