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Reviving Ophelia (2010)

TV-14 | | Drama | TV Movie 11 October 2010
The difficulties two sisters face raising their teenage daughters

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Marie
Rebecca Williams ...
Elizabeth Jones
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Mark Stenwyck
Carleigh Beverly ...
Kelli Dunley
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Walter
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Le Anne
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Austin
Lola Tash ...
Vicky
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Lainie
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Amy
Deborah Grover ...
Principal Miller (as Deb Grover)
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Lindsay
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Mr. Marshall
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Ty Benchley
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Marie Jones and Le Ann Dunley are sisters that leaned on one another through their life challenges. Marie is married and Le Anne is a single mother. Marie and husband Walter raise a seventeen year old daughter named Elizabeth, who has a picture perfect life with a seemingly equally wonderful boyfriend named Mark. Le Ann raises her sixteen year old daughter named Kelli and finds it tough to relate to the pressures her daughter is facing with boys, friends, and school. Meanwhile, Mark and Elizabeth are getting along well, and starting to have a perfect life. The relationship turns stormy however, Mark is dominating her by calling her continuously and not allowing her to talk to other men. One night she is hospitalized, but denies that Mark has put her there. Kelli begins to get suspicious about the bruises that Elizabeth has sustained. Elizabeth's parents try to intervene in the relationship but it doesn't do any good. Finally, Elizabeth cannot take the abuse anymore so she decides to ... Written by Anonymous

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Elizabeth's weight fluctuates from scene to scene. This is especially noticeable when Mark & Elizabeth are play-fighting during Kelly's movie night. She is somewhat heavy. But when she & Mark are making love, which is only days later at most, she is noticeably slimmer. See more »

Quotes

Elizabeth: [opens the door] Kelli's lying, okay? She hates Mark.
[throws bag to the right of the door]
Marie: How long are you gonna keep denying it?
Elizabeth: I-I fell - I tripped over the curb-I
[Marie grabs her from behind]
Marie: [hysterical, emotional] You look in the mirror!
Elizabeth: [mutters] Or what?
Marie: Tell me you did that to your face by falling!
[pushes past her]
Elizabeth: Mom - where -
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Not bad at all
17 October 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

For a TV movie, this was pretty good. Though I don't have any experience with these kinds of situations, it seemed realistic. It was also very intense and pretty creepy at times. I actually felt myself becoming frightened for the different characters from time to time.

I also learned quite a bit from this movie. I don't think I'll easily forget the signs that one is in an abusive relationship, or what to do if I suspect someone else is in one. I definitely hope I never make the same mistake that Lizzie did, though, and I hope a lot of people won't, after they see this.

All in all, the acting, writing, and directing were all above average for this movie, and I would recommend it.


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