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The Secret of Hidden Lake (2006)

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A woman returns to her small-town home to investigate father's death, which authorities considered a mere hunting accident.

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When Maggie Dolan - Young, who works in a legal aid center in Chicago, hears here father Frank Dolan is in mortal danger, she returns after years to her birthplace, Hidden Lake; he recently retired as sheriff and apparently shot himself deer-hunting, but an autopsy shows he was murdered. Then she learns from reporter Zach Roth that dad was suspected of prisoner abuse. Her best friend before she left, Sam, then shows her the towns economy was largely taken over by development company Lorango, which owns the newspaper too, until it was stopped as Frank enforced legal licensing obligations; gradually more secrets from the past start to fit in and compromise just about everybody, and her life is threatened for real... Written by KGF Vissers

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Rena Sofer Gave an Outstanding Performance
30 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The title of this film captured my interest and there is a scene where a little girl goes out with her dad hunting in the woods near Hidden Lake and he expects his daughter to hit the target immediately. The little girl finds eagle feathers and it is from that point on that the story goes down all kinds of different paths and the little girl becomes a mature woman who leaves Chicago to visit her dad. The little girl is Rena Sofer,(Maggie Dolan),"March",'01 who really is the star of this TV film and sort of carries the film on her back through out almost every scene. The story disappointed me in many ways and it seemed to go on and on like a Merry-go-Round.


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