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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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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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Bobby Guthrie
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Ike Guthrie
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Iva Stearns
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Dwayne
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Judy
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Mrs. Beckman
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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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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 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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Low key and gentle story. Worth your time.
27 April 2004 | by (Northern New Mexico, USA) – See all my reviews

This is a gentle, low key story about a pregnant 17 year old girl whose mother rejects her, and the people who rise to the occasion and care for her. It's very well cast with America Ferrera (the young actress from "Real Women Have Curves) as the girl, Aidan Quinn and Rachel Griffiths as the high school teachers and Megan Follows (Anne Shirley from the wonderful Sullivan Films production of "Anne of Green Gables") as Quinn's wife. It was lovely to see Marion Seldes on screen again too. The story is predictable, but the writing and acting is lovely. If you like gentle dramas and very real characters, this made for TV (Hallmark Hall of Fame) movie will be worth your time.


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