Four orphan boys running from the law in New York stumble upon a baby in a carriage. They decide to head west and take the baby which they name Mary Rose with them. Eventually they set up a... See full summary »
Given an opportunity to trade her most cherished possession for comfort an security, Penelope must take a good look at her future. With three grown children and a lifetime of memories, she ... See full summary »
Cate has a small boutique where she sells vintage clothes. She is dating some snob whose mother thinks that Cate is a second class citizen because of her line of work. Harry meets Cate and ... See full summary »
1930's Pittsburgh, a brother comes home to claim "my half of the piano", a family heirloom; but his sister is not wanting to part with it. This is a glimpse of the conditions for ... See full summary »
Charles S. Dutton,
After running away from her last foster placement with the Regan family, twelve year old Hollis Woods is placed with a new foster mother, the loving, retired art teacher, Josie Cahill. ... See full summary »
Returning from the War, Noah Lark discovers his family is gone. With a passion for fishing, Noah travels to a new town in search of a legendary great bass that has yet to be caught. On his ... See full summary »
Pat Conroy, an ambitious, slightly rebellious idealistic teacher accepts Bennington county, SC's school board superintendent's offer to teach the all-black kids of the pauper fishery ... See full summary »
John Kent Harrison
After ten years without contact, Bobby Miller (16) shows up famished, exhausted and nightmare-ridden at would be-author Victoria 'Vicki' Miller's home. He ran away from his wicked, selfish ... See full summary »
Marcia Gay Harden,
When his AIDS reaches the terminal stages, gay Declan Kehoe returns to his Irish coastal home, or actually grandma's, near a lightship site. Caring boyfriends help him and his wining female relatives deal with unresolved family issues as well as his physical syndrome. Written by
The Blackwater Lightship is a rare television treat. Having read the book i was spectacle to view this production. However this film is rare as it exceeds the brilliance of the book. Acting legend and Oscar winner Dianne Wiest is the bravest performer in the film. Her character Lily is cold yet for Wiest to portray this from her usual loving characters is extraordinary. You feel a closer bond with Dianne's character than any other. Angela Lansbury gives the funniest performance as Dora, the mad grandmother. A true treat to see her. Gina McKee however has the support of the audience in battling with her mother and grandmother and loosing her brother to AIDS. Its rare to see the portrayal of three women who has loose connections with one another to be shown in such a sentimental and loving way. A true classic! The three generations of actresses are magnificent and this film will be viewed as a brilliant portrayal of the affects AIDS has on a family.
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