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The Good Witch (2008)

A darkly beautiful and mysterious woman comes in to town and inhabits the local haunted mansion, making everyone wonder if she's a witch or "The Grey Lady".

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Jake Russell, the friendly police chief in town so small initially worries about mysterious outsider heiress Cassandra 'Cassie' Nightingale, who moved into the house held to be haunted by the 'grey lady', and opens a strange gift shop full with attributes of occultism, soon causing the rumor she's a wicked witch. After Cassie kindly helps his brave son Brandon (and his sissy sister Lori) with a dog, bully Kyle -abused by his own poor dad- and their own fears, Jake soon makes friends with her, even romantically interested. Yet the 'chief' is professionally obliged to handle a flood of complaints and harassment started by the mayor's haughty wife, her busy bodies-bunch, and teenage brats. Finally Derek Sanders, Jakes's only deputy, hits on Cassie's hidden background. Written by KGF Vissers

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Not all witches are bad...

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18 January 2008 (USA)  »

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The main casting of the movie were well-known by some TV shows: Catherine Bell by JAG (1995), Chris Potter by Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (1993), Catherine Disher by Forever Knight (1992) and Peter McNeill by Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future (1987). See more »

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Just shy of 20 minutes into movie, just before Kyle encounters the bully for the first time, Kyle and Lori are walking to school, and there are two girls walking behind them. When the camera changes angle then moves back, the two girls have switched places. See more »

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Deputy Derek Sanders: Nosy old bat. I think she wants to be mayor more than her husband.
Jake Russell: More like emperor.
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Proof that you don't have to be loud to be good
3 December 2010 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

Let me say at the start that this film is about as far from "normal" as it gets for me. I don't have a family, I don't watch afternoon TV (and this film *definitely* fits both those bills), and I generally avoid Hallmark movies like the plague. But, you know what? I liked this one.

It is VERY low-key - perhaps even overly so at times - but it's the very "ordinaryness" of the characters that makes Cassie stand out, and the languid pace of the story fits well with the small-town atmosphere.

Everyone, the kids included, do their jobs well; and the upshot is a very pleasant hour and a half immersion in a children's story, with just enough to keep the adults amused. It's not J.M. Barrie, but it's not pap either, and it has the good sense not to overstay its welcome.

And for someone who likes Seagal and Willis and Pacino (when he can't find a "Casablanca" or a "Shawshank") that's pretty high praise.


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