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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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A movie only a plastic surgeon could love.
19 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

In the future, any closeup of Burt Reynolds should come with a disclaimer or at least a warning from Vincent Price. This fact is made especially more frightful in this film because Burt's character has no reason to exist in this story. I mean...why frighten children for no reason?

Ugh, what am I doing home on a Monday afternoon watching this horror show on Lifetime TV? Between Mary Tyler Moore and Burt Reynolds, this movie had me in stitches -- too bad most of them were behind Mary and Burt's ears and eyelids.

This movie was made for simpletons and first year plastic surgery residents. I'm sorry but it's just terrible. The story is contrived, the acting is dull and the payoff is predictable. I even sensed a little racism in that the African American characters who figure largely in the script, seem to be wrought from a 1930s movie. I mean, it's nice that they make Charles Robinson and Irma Hall wiser than the white folk but they're still depicted as "help" -- geez!

The only thing nice I can say about this movie is that the lamb is cute.

damien


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