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Plainsong (2004)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  25 April 2004 (USA)
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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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Tom Guthrie
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Maggie Jonas
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Victoria Roubideaux
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Raymond McPheron
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Harold McPheron
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Ella Guthrie
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Russell Beckman (as Zachery Bryan)
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Lloyd Crowder
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Betty Roubideaux
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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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When Tom's driving with his two sons there's a sign visible for the Junction of I-15 and I-84 which is in Utah and the movie takes place in Colorado. See more »

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25 April 2004 | by (ND) – See all my reviews

Plainsong is an excellent example of a book that should never have been made into a movie. It would take at least a mini-series to do justice for this novel. ANyone who has not read the book would be lost for a good portion of the film. Aiden Quinn made an excellent performance. Good casting for the McPheron brothers. Because I have read the book, I had high expectations for this movie, even if it was for tv (and Hallmark for that matter). However, the movie did have a 'simplicity' to it, which is the most credit it can get in comparison to its book. I would encourage anyone who found any interest in the film to read the book. In lieu of remakes, I suggest mini-series sans greeting card commercials.


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