Plainsong (2004)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Guthrie
Maggie Jonas
Victoria Roubideaux
Raymond McPheron
Harold McPheron
Ella Guthrie
Russell Beckman (as Zachery Bryan)
Cody Arens ...
Bobby Guthrie
Ike Guthrie
Iva Stearns
Jeffrey Carlson ...
Mrs. Beckman
Lloyd Crowder
Betty Roubideaux


Hallmark Hall of Fame presentation based on the novel by Kent Haruf. Tom Guthrie (Aidan Quinn), a high school history teacher... See full synopsis »

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A story of redemption, healing and the power of hope.





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Hallmark Hall of Fame: Plainsong (#53.3)  »

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When the boys bring the groceries to Iva Stearns and discover that she has died, she is breathing. See more »


Edited into Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951) See more »

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Ferrari Shone and could be remembered for this only!
8 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I usually read a book and then am disappointed in the movie. America Ferrara kept me from feeling that way about "Plainsong." She carried the film. Kent Haruf's book was wonderful, and she was wonderful in portraying the character of the young woman, pregnant and disowned, central to the action. Her talent elevated this Hallmark flick WAY above the norm.

I am glad she has a new venue on mainstream TV, and hope we will see a lot more of her in big screen releases. She is not a traditional beauty, yet she has leading lady presence. She is someone I hope to see a lot of in the future.

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