A film is being made of a story, set in 19th century England, about Charles, a biologist who's engaged to be married, but who falls in love with outcast Sarah, whose melancholy makes her ... See full summary »
When a tough New Yorker's mother is stricken with a serious illness, she is forced to quit her job and her relationship with her boyfriend to take care of her, finding out a lot of things she didn't know about her mother and father and her life along the way.Written by
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During the birthday party for George (William Hurt), when he and Ellen (Renee Zellweger) are avoiding a couple party guests, George says, "Danger, Will Robertson, danger," and Ellen corrects him that it's Robinson, not Robertson. This a reference to "Lost in Space," which William Hurt starred in just before "One True Thing." See more »
In one of the first flashback scenes, the Gulden family is driving in their car with the transmission lever plainly in the "Park" position. See more »
I don't cry easily over movies, but I have to admit, this one brought me to tears. Although I am not a Ms. Streep fan, her performance was excellent. The title defines in a sentence what a mother's love is. For the first hour I didn't like any of the characters, but that changed as the movie went on. The movie also explained why certain marriages last even though there are obstacles. A must see film.
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