A lonely widowed Irish fisherman meets a pretty mysterious woman who may just literally be the stuff of legends.

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Owen Quinn
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Mairead
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Reverend
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Fisherman #4
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Eamon Dunhill
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Tomas Dunhill
Eamon Morrissey ...
Willy Driscoll
Noel O'Donovan ...
Fisherman #3
Padraig O'Faolin ...
Fisherman #5
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Fisherman No.1
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Mrs. Gourdon
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A lonely widowed Irish fisherman meets a pretty mysterious woman who may just literally be the stuff of legends.

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She's a beautiful stranger lost in his world. Can they find a place in each other's hearts?

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9 December 2001 (USA)  »

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Hallmark Hall of Fame: The Seventh Stream (#51.2)  »

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Surprisingly Beautiful Experience
4 January 2014 | by (North Carolina) – See all my reviews

For a TV movie, this is a real winner.

Gorgeous scenery, touching romance, examination of the avarice and evil of human nature and our redeeming qualities are all on offer. Bring your crying towel, because this will move you, and it is a romantic tragedy.

The cinematography is way above average for TV fare. If you like water scenes and boats, like I do, you're in for a treat, but don't expect lavish yachts. No, this is a tale set in a simple and beautiful Irish fishing village with men who wrest their living from the sea.

It has above average acting for TV, and I disagree with some of the other reviewers who have said that Scott Glenn didn't deliver. To the contrary, I thought his portrayal of a stricken widower deprived of his raison d'etre who we first see as a near recluse from society and then emerging from his hard shell of pain was very effective.

I own this on VHS, and I love it more every time I watch it. It's a rare find, but if you do run across it, do yourself a favor and give it a watch if you go in for romantic tragedies.


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