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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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Missy
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Lillian
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Gus
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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)  »

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L'amore apre le ali  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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When Annie boards the stage coach and hugs Dr. Simpson, her fingernails are shown and they are painted with nail polish in a white French manicure style. See more »

Quotes

Hattie Clarence: That's why you're such a strong, fine example for her.
Belinda Simpson: I'm not a wonderful example to a ten-year old.
Hattie Clarence: You're a strong woman doctor with a good heart. The very definition of a fine example. Going through a tough time doesn't make you a bad person. Those things define who we become. In the best of times, everyone grows and prospers. But when times are at their worst, we find out what we have in us.
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Follows Love's Abiding Joy (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Like A Child
Lyrics Lou Diamond Phillips
Music Terry Plumeri
Vocals June Angela
Loudplum Music BMI
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Love Takes Wing-Only Angels Have Them ***1/2
5 April 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a wonderful, endearing film which appears to be the beginning of a series on Hallmark network.

While it resembles the former Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman television show of years back, we need more of this quality, heartwarming tales.

Two female doctors venture forth to the west, this time Missouri. In a rural area, they encounter a cholera epidemic as well as the usual superstitions, prejudice and viciousness of a town in believing that the orphans caused the outbreak.

82 year old Cloris Leachman is just wonderful as a dedicated woman working in the orphanage. There is also fine acting by Patrick Duffy as the conflicted mayor of the town and by director Lou Diamond Philips, who also plays a heavy in the film.

One doctor soon finds a male interest and by the end of the show, they wed. Of course, just like Dr. Quinn, they adopt Lillian, a precocious youngster caught up in the epidemic, who acts like a young Florence Nightingale.

Looking forward to the continuation of this Love series.


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