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Run the Wild Fields (2000)

The Story of a North Carolina woman and her daughter who take in a mysterious drifter to work their farm while the woman's husband is missing in action during WWII.

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Charlie's Friend
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Deek Parsons
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The Story of a North Carolina woman and her daughter who take in a mysterious drifter to work their farm while the woman's husband is missing in action during WWII.

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Underrated
7 June 2003 | by (Florida, USA) – See all my reviews

Simply put, this is a well done film full of characters you come to care about. Joanne Whalley is perfect in this and one of the best roles I have ever seen her in. She is quite believable as a N. Carolina mother. These are the types of roles she's most brilliant at. As the mysterious drifter, Tom, Sean Patrick Flanery, too, stands out in a role that could easily be over-played. The drifter's background is slowly leaked out through the course of the movie, keeping you interesting and wanting to know more about him and those that come to care for him. Alexa Vega was also brilliantly cast in a very mature role for a young actor. While the ending was not what I would have liked (just the romantic in me talking) and the film's plot theme has been done many times before in other films, it doesn't spoil the overall goodness of this movie.


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