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The Shell Seekers (1989)

PG | | Drama | TV Movie 3 December 1989
Given an opportunity to trade her most cherished possession for comfort an security, Penelope must take a good look at her future. With three grown children and a lifetime of memories, she ... See full summary »

Director:

Waris Hussein

Writer:

John Pielmeier
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Angela Lansbury ... Penelope Keeling
Irene Worth ... Dolly Keeling
Sam Wanamaker ... Richard
Patricia Hodge ... Olivia
Anna Carteret ... Nancy
Sophie Ward ... Antonia
Denis Quilley ... Cosmo
Serena Gordon Serena Gordon ... Annabel
Michael Gough ... Roy Brookner
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Patrick Blackwell Patrick Blackwell ... Taxi Driver
Christopher Bowen Christopher Bowen ... Noel
Tracey Childs ... Penelope (age 20)
James Goodwin James Goodwin ... Rupert
Laura Goodwin Laura Goodwin ... Melanie
William Hope ... Young Richard
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Storyline

Given an opportunity to trade her most cherished possession for comfort an security, Penelope must take a good look at her future. With three grown children and a lifetime of memories, she realizes that something is missing, the simple joy she knew as a child playing on the beach. So she embarks on an incredible journey-50 years into her past-to discover the secret to happiness for her friends, her family...and herself

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 December 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hallmark Hall of Fame: The Shell Seekers (#39.1) See more »

Filming Locations:

Ibiza, Balearic Islands, Spain See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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A TV movie made for the ABC network. See more »

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23 August 2018 | by nchlsjdySee all my reviews

I read the book, and saw the movie. The book always has more detail, but I love the movie. I've watched it over and over.


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