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Miss Lettie and Me (2002)

The life of a physically and emotionally isolated woman brightens considerably when her feisty grandniece visits.

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The life of a physically and emotionally isolated woman brightens considerably when her feisty grandniece visits.

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Years of heartache tore her family apart. This holiday season, one young girl brings them together again.

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Only a Grinch Would Dislike This Wonderful Movie
3 March 2003 | by (Fairbanks, U.S. Territory of Alaska) – See all my reviews

Wow, what a movie! What a wonderful, great feeling movie!! For anyone to be completely put off by this, well, it's just beyond words. This movie is touching throughout and very well acted by everyone in it, great acting that compliments the fine cinematography, writing, and directing. I'm blown away by the incredibly charming Hollister Coleman. Excellent. What a delightful and perfect performance. Tops amongst all kid roles of all time. Yes, that's a hefty list but yes, she deserves a nomination to be on it. Charlie Robinson here turned in the best performance of his career, without a doubt. And Irma P. Hall was nothing less than great in her brief appearances, very integral to the story. I truly cannot think of anything that would have made this movie much better. If it was better it would get a 10 rather than just a 9 and I don't give many movies even an 8! It was sad at times but sadness that was important to show. If the story didn't have sadness in it, it wouldn't have worked as well as it did, would just have been candycoated. Instead of another la di da di da Christmas movie we're taken on an emotional rollercoaster focusing more on the several months leading up to the Christmas day miracle. Even though we knew pretty much how it would end it was worth the entire ride getting there. The messages of love, family, faith and God are so tremendously touching, it makes me sad this movie will only get shown once, maybe twice during the month of December. Movies like this should be on the air for people to be able to see more often. If you haven't seen this then I HIGHLY recommend it. If you have seen it then tell someone else about it and watch it with them. If this movie doesn't move you to tears you're like Miss Lettie was, carrying around a stone for a heart. I am happy to announce my grade for this movie, I watch a lot of movies and maybe 1 out of 100 gets what this movie gets: A+!!!


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