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Love Takes Wing (2009)

TV Movie  -   -  Western  -  4 April 2009 (USA)
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This is a Christian film from Janette Oke's Love Comes Softly series. Belinda Simpson is recovering from the loss of her husband. She arrives in a small Missouri town to become the local ... See full summary »

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Lee Owens
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Miss Hattie Clarence
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Ray Russell
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This is a Christian film from Janette Oke's Love Comes Softly series. Belinda Simpson is recovering from the loss of her husband. She arrives in a small Missouri town to become the local doctor. The town doesn't immediately take to a female doctor. She's also faced with the challenge of an infection in the town, that everyone believes came from the local orphanage. With the help of her friend, Annie, and a young blacksmith, Lee Owens, Belinda seeks a cure. Written by Alena

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4 April 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

L'amore apre le ali  »

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Goofs

In Love's Unending Legacy and Love's Unfolding Dream Belinda has brown hair but in Love Takes Wing she is blonde, and hair dye wasn't invented until 1907. See more »

Quotes

Belinda Simpson: [after a townsman tried to burn down the orphanage] I don't understand how someone can believe God wanted them to do such a thing.
Hattie Clarence: If you want to believe something badly enough, you look for justification. What he did had nothing to do with God.
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Follows Love's Enduring Promise (2004) See more »

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Like A Child
Lyrics Lou Diamond Phillips
Music Terry Plumeri
Vocals June Angela
Loudplum Music BMI
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Attack of the Teeny-Bopper Suffragette Doctors
5 April 2009 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

The eighth of Janette Oke's novels to be translated to a Hallmark TV movie is full of peculiar choices. First is the casting of Annalise Basso and Haylie Duff as nineteenth-century graduates of Harvard Medical School. Each is younger than 25 and could play 15 if she wished. This makes for a very unprepossessing start to the movie that it never quite overcomes.

Director Lou Diamond Phillips makes some interesting choices among his supporting cast, including Cloris Leachman as the orphanage matron, Patrick Duffy as the out-of-his-depth mayor and himself as the local bigot. These characters are presented early on, along with with a cholera epic, leading to a story that by now is fairly cut-and-dried.


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