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Charms for the Easy Life (2002)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  18 August 2002 (USA)
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The story of three women who live in a North Carolina town and defy the traditional roles set forth for them by society.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Charlie Kate Birch
Geordie Johnson ...
Richard Baines
Tom Hawkings III (as Ken Mitchell)
Kayla Perlmutter ...
Margaret (child)
Kirsten Kieferle ...
Charlie Kate (1909)
Cristine Rotenberg ...
Sophia (1909)
Sylvie Weir ...
Phil Cook ...
Ken Gorin ...
Judy White ...
Karl Wanhala ...
Sophia's Husband


The story of three women who live in a North Carolina town and defy the traditional roles set forth for them by society.

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20 August 2002 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

"Charms for the Easy Life" is a pretty awful low budget Showtime flick about a 1940's North Carolina woman who the film would have us believe is ahead of her time. Rowlands plays protagonist "Charlie Kate", a midwife, herbalist, and matriarch who preaches feminism, self reliance, and common sense. An unfortunate adaptation, "Charms...." is bland, scripted, stagey, uneventful, and downright boring. Completely predictable with everything right on cue, there's little meat on the bones of this naive chick flick which is not likely to be much appreciated beyond some more mature females. (D+)

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