Wish You Well (2013)

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A young girl and her brother come of age at their great grandmother's house in Virginia during the 1940s.



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Credited cast:
Louisa Mae Cardinal
Cotton Longfellow
George Davis
Eugene Randall
Antonio Ducrot ...
Amanda Cardinal
Dr, Barnes
Jack Cardinal
Judd Wheeler
Private Nurse
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Susan Altizer ...
Courtroom Audience Member
Thurston Goode


After a family tragedy, a young girl moves from New York with her younger brother to live with their great grandmother on a Virginia farm and comes closer to understanding the land and roots that inspired her father's writings while discovering herself, the love of family, and the power of truly believing. Written by Anonymous

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Both Ellen Burstyn and Mackenzie Foy played "Murph" in the 2014 film "Interstellar", along with Jessica Chastian the version of the character in her 30s. See more »

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Finally another Baldacci Novel comes to the big screen!
27 January 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A wonderful story of two young siblings transplanted from New York City to rural Virginia and the many lessons about life that occur. David Baldacci is a master story teller with his many books and it is a real treat to see his characters in "Wish You Well" come to life on the big screen. Ellen Burstyn, Josh Lucas, Ned Bellamy, Mackenzie Foy, and JP Vanderloo all are outstanding making their characters real and take the viewer on a wonderful journey back to the 1940's and show what life was like on a typical farm in the Virginia countryside. The movie is filmed on location in the beautiful mountains of Southwest Virginia and the scenes are stunning. This film will make you laugh and cry and will have you leaving the theatre feeling good about your journey.

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