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Crossed Over (2002)

TV Movie  |   |  Biography, Drama  |  3 March 2002 (USA)
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Based on the book Crossed Over: A Murder/A Memoir by Beverly Lowry, Crossed Over tells the true story of a woman, Beverly Lowry, who after the tragic hit-and-run death of her teenage son, ... See full summary »

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Beverly Lowry
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Ethan Lowry
Nick Roth ...
Peter Lowry
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Henry Quinn
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Alexa Gilmour ...
Kari Tucker
Mika Ward ...
Deborah Thornton
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Joe Magliolo
Tye Tyukodi ...
Cory (as Tyson Tyukodi)
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Danny Garrett
Jake Simons ...
Doug Garrett
Matthew Cooke ...
Jackson
Pragna Desai ...
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Terry Harford ...
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Based on the book Crossed Over: A Murder/A Memoir by Beverly Lowry, Crossed Over tells the true story of a woman, Beverly Lowry, who after the tragic hit-and-run death of her teenage son, sinks into a deep depression. Lowry and her supportive husband struggle to cope with this devastating loss. Lowry forms an unusual friendship with the first and only woman executed while on death row in Texas, Karla Faye Tucker, a friendship that puts great pressure on her marriage. Through this friendship, she is able to come to terms with unresolved personal issues and rediscover the simple joy in living and her marriage. Written by Shayne

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A woman on death row finds a reason to hope... and gives a total stranger a reason to live.

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Great actors doing their best but not much of a story
5 March 2014 | by See all my reviews

Based on her novel, Beverly (Diane Keaton) and Ethan Lowry (Maury Chaykin) lose their son in a hit and run incident. Beverly can't accept his death unsolved, and it puts a great strain on their marriage. She's a novelist interviewing Karla Faye Tucker (Jennifer Jason Leigh). She befriends Karla and works out her own personal issues.

These are great actors in a TV movie. There isn't much of a plot. The interview in the prison isn't that dynamic. It's all depending on the actors putting life into these characters. They do their best, but there isn't enough for them to do. JJL does a good job. Keaton is emoting everything in her arsenal. The problem may be that this is a Beverly Lowry movie rather than a Karla Faye Tucker movie. KFT is the more compelling character. I also don't care for the black and white flashbacks with testimonial voice overs.


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