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Amy & Isabelle (2001)

Unrated | | Drama | TV Movie 4 March 2001
In 1971, in the small town of Shirley Falls, in Maine, the odd and lonely secretary Isabelle Goodrow raises her teenager daughter Amy alone. She has only two friends in her job among her ... See full summary »

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Isabelle Goodrow
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Amy Goodrow (as Hanna R. Hall)
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Peter Robertson
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Bev
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Dottie
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Arlene
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Rosie
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Lenora
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Stacy
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Avery Clark
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Paul Bellows
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Karen Keane
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Julie McGinn
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In 1971, in the small town of Shirley Falls, in Maine, the odd and lonely secretary Isabelle Goodrow raises her teenager daughter Amy alone. She has only two friends in her job among her gossiper colleagues. When her overprotected daughter is seduced by her mathematic teacher Peter Robertson, the world of Isabelle falls apart. She becomes lost and loses her confidence on Amy, spoiling their relationship. Their bond gets tied again when Isabelle discloses her inner secrets from the past to Amy. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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The story of a mother and a daughter with nothing in common but the same dark secret.

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4 March 2001 (USA)  »

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Oprah Winfrey Presents: Amy and Isabelle  »

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Simply Stunning
11 March 2001 | by (Mississauga, Ontario) – See all my reviews

I am one of Elisabeth Shue's most dedicated fans. I recently wrote her a letter in the mail regarding her choice of roles she selects. The past few movies she has had some bad scripts, but she made a nice come back in Amy & Isabelle. She was also pregnant in this film with her second child, but it dosent show that much. Also, this movie scored huge with the ratings, 19.4 million Americans tuned in to see Amy & Isabelle. Good job Elisabeth, and I love the part when she chopped off her daughters hair.


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