A single mom returns to her hometown after a lengthy absence, posing a potential threat to the marriage of her old high school flame and his wife.

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DeeDee returns to her hometown with her 11 year old son, Trooper, 13 years after she ran off with her boyfriend. Her childhood best friend, Sam, is now married and he and his wife, Lydia, are the town's veterinarians. Lydia is a little wary about DeeDee after Sam tells her that they were best friends growing up and DeeDee was his first crush. But DeeDee and Trooper find their way into many hearts of the townspeople with their sweet helpfulness and friendships. DeeDee sets up a candle making business in town square and invites many of the ladies of the town to weekly candle making parties, and through these parties she and Lydia become good friends. One evening after dinner with Lydia and Sam, DeeDee tells Sam she's very sick and she doesn't have much longer to live and she needs his help to find a good family in town to adopt Trooper. Sam later tells Lydia everything and they decide to adopt Trooper themselves if/when something happens to DeeDee. Written by baylormoviechic

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good actress
25 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Hollywood. Populated by a thousand good actors and actresses. Alicia Silverstone has a bit of soul that must give her a bit of specialness. Her portrayal of a dying candle maker with only concern for her son is not in the least bit sugary. This gorgeous woman went out on limb in this this good film, and by the way, kudos to the other members of the cast. Think about it. You could go for the normal glamor jazz but you decide to define your self as an actress. If you look at her work, especially in the Crush and in the Babysitter you can perceive that this is is a very good actress. I believe that this young lady is in the class of Bette Davis.


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