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The Engagement Ring (2005)

A long-lost engagement ring still divides childhood sweethearts who are now in their golden years. Now, her daughter (Heaton) and his nephew meet and find that their attraction is hindered by the old feud.

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Sara Rosa Anselmi
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Tony Di Cenzo
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Nick Di Cenzo
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Brian
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Johnny Anselmi
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Alicia Rosa Anselmi
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Nana
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Tom Miller (as Alfred E. Humphreys)
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Young Nick
Vanessa Morley ...
Young Alicia
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Young Nick
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Young Abe
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A long-lost engagement ring still divides childhood sweethearts who are now in their golden years. Now, her daughter (Heaton) and his nephew meet and find that their attraction is hindered by the old feud.

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This holiday season, fate is tested by love.

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This film originated at UCLA when Steve Chicorel and Frank Denson were attending the MFA Screenwriting Program. The Script was originally called ECHOES. See more »

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If Frank Capra had made TV movies...
3 September 2007 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

...this would be one of them. Sunny, cheesy and thoroughly enjoyable love-among-the-grapes farce surrounding two generations of volatile Italians in the Napa Valley. A bit schmaltzy, as you might expect, but not too much; and the script is excellent, with plenty of twists and some nice one-liners. Great performances from all 6 main stars (two triangles from different generations), particularly Lainie Kazan and Tony Lo Bianco as childhood sweethearts who never quite got together and have blamed each other ever since.

I had to put in my two-penn'orth on this one, because I've acted on stage a few times with the lady who played Nana, and it was great to see her in such a good movie.


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