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Amy & Isabelle (2001)

TV Movie  |  Unrated  |   |  Drama  |  4 March 2001 (USA)
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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 ... 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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Lenora
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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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One of the best television movies in a while
5 March 2001 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

At first glance, I wasn't sure what to expect. It was produced by Oprah Winfrey, and I had heard it was a good story, but I knew nothing more than that. My roommate and her friend turned it on, so I sat down to watch it with them and was blown away. It's a very powerful story about a girl seeking ways to rebel against an uptight, anal retentive mother who, we find, is trying to protect her from the "real world" and only perpetuates the cycle. Elisabeth Shue and Hanna R. Hall are both wonderful. The setting, a small town in Maine in the early 70's, is perfect, and so is the filmography, even though it's made for television. The flashback scenes are exceptionally well done. I can't wait for this to be made available on video so I can watch it over and over again!


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