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Love's Long Journey (2005)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama, Western  |  3 December 2005 (USA)
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Missie's surprise pregnancy sets her on a new course that is both thrilling and terrifying. After all the planning and dreaming, she and her husband, Willie, have headed west in a covered ... See full summary »

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Barbara Taylorson (as Diane Louise Salinger)
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Missie's surprise pregnancy sets her on a new course that is both thrilling and terrifying. After all the planning and dreaming, she and her husband, Willie, have headed west in a covered wagon, leaving behind the prairie home of Missie's parents. Now, caught between the excitement of the new adventure and the pain of not knowing when she'll see her family again, Missie copes with the challenges,a nd cherishes the rewards, of her new homestead. Written by Anonymous

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On the frontier all they have is each other

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The name of Missie's and Willie's baby is named Matthew "Mattie" Isaiah LaHaye. Although in the credits of the movie it says Nathan Isaiah LaHaye. This is most likely due to Missie's and Willie's son being named Nathan Isaiah in the books. See more »

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Missie: How. I'm Missie LaHaye; my husband and I homestead, this place.
[makes gestures with her hands]
Missie: We raise, uh, cattle.
[makes horns]
Miriam McCain: [puts up her hand to stop Missie] "This How, what is that supposed to mean?"
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Ranching, family and friends in the pioneer West
22 April 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Love's Long Journey" is the best of the various films I've seen from the Janette Oke series of novels. I agree with another reviewer that Erin Cottrell plays a very good Missy. Logan Bartholomew develops more as Willie LaHaye in this film, from his quiet, withdrawn character in "Love's Enduring Promise."

While the faith of this young couple is strong throughout, we see them pick their place to finally settle and build a home two years after they struck out. I wondered about that in the film – it seems like quite a long time. Most of the settlers from the early wagon trains just decided at different points that a place looked good to them and that's where they would put up stakes. That is, those who weren't otherwise forced to stop wherever their money, food and supplies ran out.

But, we understand that they had stopped in Denver for at least a year, during which they worked and set aside money to be able to start a ranch with a small herd. Again, the cinematography and technical qualities of this TV film are very good. And the expanded cast adds a great deal to the story, the action and the interest.

I particularly enjoyed the addition of characters – the bad guys as well as the four hands that Willie hires, and Miriam and the other neighbors Missie meets and befriends. This film keeps moving, with enough character development and action to hold a viewer's attention. It makes it the most enjoyable of the series as well.

A very good family movie, with a look at life in the pioneer settlement of the West. And, with people for whom strong faith was a constant companion. Their love and their faith supported them through many trials and hardships.


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