A widow and her children arrive at the mysterious island where her late husband had secretly purchased property.


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Julianne Christie ...
Dawn Greenhalgh ...
Jefferson Mappin ...
Peter Blais ...


"Bailey's Mistake" is the name of a cold, dreary island that a bitter widow finds herself stuck on. Seems Liz Donovan got cut out of her husband's will because he'd secretly spent all his money on a New England island. Kids in tow, Liz discovers spooky secrets while getting to know the eccentric natives. Written by <pazsite@hotmail.com>

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Tonight, one family will leave the past behind and begin the adventure of a lifetime.


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18 March 2001 (USA)  »

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Aunt Angie: [to Liz about Jasmine] She's got a temper on her. She'd slit your throat to make a pie out of your Adam's apple.
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Like watching a train wreck
2 February 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Bailey's mistake started out as a quirky little movie, but went downhill fast. I've never seen so much angst in my life. Joan Plowright was very good as the matriarch of a magical band of misfits. Linda Hamilton spent 90% of the time in tears and her kids were just plain bratty. OK, OK, mine are too, but this was extreme. Granted it is somewhat like a normal depiction of real life, but please, I don't want to watch tears for over an hour on a good day. That's why soaps are only an hour long. There were some moments that were good, even funny. Like my summary states: you have to keep watching even though you know you shouldn't. You just keep hoping against hope that this gets better. Good points: Scenery is breathtaking, an Irish brogue is delightful to hear. Kept waiting for something like River Dance to break out. Unfortunately it didn't.

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