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Love Letters (1999)

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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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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It's like watching a play on TV
13 April 1999 | by (Pullman WA) – See all my reviews

This film was adapted from a play, and they must not have changed too much the way the acting is set up it's like watching a play on stage from your living room. The actors spend most of the scene in one room talking to one another in dialog as if they're reading letters to one another. Overall it's a good story, but it seems rather long and dragged out.


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