Melissa Gilbert stars as Marygold/Meredith. A sad and lonely writer returning to her home town in England for the first time since she was about 6 or 7 years old,after being adopted and ... See full synopsis »

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Reverend Michael
Fedelma Cullen ...
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Mal Whyte ...
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Melissa Gilbert stars as Marygold/Meredith. A sad and lonely writer returning to her home town in England for the first time since she was about 6 or 7 years old,after being adopted and raised in America... See full synopsis »

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13 October 1998 (USA)  »

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Barbara Taylor Bradford's 'Her Own Rules'  »

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Good enough.
30 July 2001 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Shame it doesn't follow the book. Lucas in the book is French and some twists in the film are attributed to the mother, while it's the daughter's history.

The film is decent enough to watch, but doesn't follow the book. So to those who have read the book as I have, don't watch it. (Or as I did, happen to see it on the TV while zapping.) You will find a lot of mix ups, discrepancies and weird twists. In the book the daughter's quest is much more like a detective story, which didn't make it on the screen unfortunately.


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