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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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Romantic & Though Provoking
14 May 1999 | by (Bellingham, WA) – See all my reviews

This movie was very well done. The history of the life long affair and correspondence of Melissa and Andrew was involved and captured my attention from the start. The movie reminded me of the power of words in a relationship. It brought tears to my eyes by the end of movie. It was wonderful and I hope that it is released on video for purchase, as I forgot to start my VCR.


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