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The Russell Girl (2008)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  27 January 2008 (USA)
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Sarah Russell, a 23-year-old aspiring medical school student, visits her family to share some important news but instead finds herself confronting a difficult period from her past.

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Sarah Russell, a 23-year-old aspiring medical school student, visits her family to share some important news but instead finds herself confronting a difficult period from her past.

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Hallmark Hall of Fame: The Russell Girl (#57.2)  »

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When coming home from the baseball game John's uniform is completely clean although he participated in the game and should have gotten dirty. See more »

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Too similar to Candles on Bay Street.
27 January 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Although the story is quite interesting, for me it was too similar and predictable; especially towards the end. This movie is just like Candles on Bay Street because for one thing, the main characters are females with cancer; the only difference is that one died and the other lived. I wasn't too keen on the performances though Amber Tamblyn does a fairly nice job than Alicia Silverstone. Aside from that, there's really nothing special about this film. It's just something that's better suited for an episode in a TV drama, nothing more or less. Hallmark has done some good movies, but the end result for this one is simply "meh" at best. Overall, this film is better watched just to pass the time.


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