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The Secret Path (1999)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  4 April 1999 (USA)
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A drama about a young, neglected white girl in the rural South who, with the help of an unlikely couple, finds the solace and nurturing needed to transform her downtrodden life.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Honey
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Marie Foley
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Jo Ann Foley (age 14)
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Jo Ann (age 7)
Ron White ...
Hank Foley
Yolanda King ...
Ms. Evelyn
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Too Tall
Brenda Bazinet ...
Grandma Foley
William Greenblatt ...
Bobby Foley (child)
Lynda Mason Green ...
JoAnn age 40 (as Lyn Mason Green)
David Roemmele ...
Bobby age 15
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Young Paul
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Dr. Joe
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Lydia (as Aimee Castle)
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Karl
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The young daughter of an abusive grandfather finds happiness when she is with an older black couple. Her mother tries to overcome the family's problems, but is constantly beat back by her controlling father. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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4 April 1999 (USA)  »

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Chasing Secrets  »

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Very Well done!!!
3 July 2000 | by (Ontario) – See all my reviews

I first saw this movie last year on TV and liked it instantly. Than I saw it again in High School and liked it even more. This made for TV movie starring Della Reese and Madeline Zima was done very well and it was touching for an adult or family audience. The story was about a little girl growing up with nothing in an abusive household and finding what turned out to be her best friend on the other side of the path, Honey. This is a good story of racism and heartbreak. And loyalty and caring.


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