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The Old Settler (2001)

TV Movie  -  Drama | Comedy  -  25 April 2001 (USA)
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Heartbreaking
17 August 2003 | by (Kansas) – See all my reviews

I've always liked Phylicia Rashad, and this was a pleasant surprise. It took about 30 seconds for me to be hooked. By the end, I was totally engrossed, and empathetic. We've all been stood up, or worse; left at the altar. Elisabeth was so confident and so trusting, and the viewer was right there with her. But in the end she was vulnerable and hurt. Great story, beautiful characterizations, powerful performances. Complex and bittersweet, just like the lives of most humans.


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