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Amy & Isabelle (2001)

Unrated | | Drama | TV Movie 4 March 2001
In 1971, in the small town of Shirley Falls, in Maine, the odd and lonely secretary Isabelle Goodrow raises her teenager daughter Amy alone. She has only two friends in her job among her ... See full summary »

Director:

Lloyd Kramer

Writers:

Elizabeth Strout (novel), Joyce Eliason (teleplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Elisabeth Shue ... Isabelle Goodrow
Hanna Hall ... Amy Goodrow (as Hanna R. Hall)
Martin Donovan ... Peter Robertson
Conchata Ferrell ... Bev
Viola Davis ... Dottie
Marylouise Burke ... Arlene
Amy Wright ... Rosie
Ann Dowd ... Lenora
Stephi Lineburg ... Stacy
Barbara Garrick
Caroline Kava
James Rebhorn ... Avery Clark
Matt Lutz ... Paul Bellows
Aubrey Dollar ... Karen Keane
Ashton Lunceford ... Julie McGinn
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In 1971, in the small town of Shirley Falls, in Maine, the odd and lonely secretary Isabelle Goodrow raises her teenager daughter Amy alone. She has only two friends in her job among her gossiper colleagues. When her overprotected daughter is seduced by her mathematic teacher Peter Robertson, the world of Isabelle falls apart. She becomes lost and loses her confidence on Amy, spoiling their relationship. Their bond gets tied again when Isabelle discloses her inner secrets from the past to Amy. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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The story of a mother and a daughter with nothing in common but the same dark secret.

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 March 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Oprah Winfrey Presents: Amy and Isabelle See more »

Filming Locations:

Danville, Virginia, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Harpo Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Elisabeth Shue's performance...
8 November 2005 | by butterflycomb-1See all my reviews

Her performance in this TV film was excellent, why she was overlooked for a Emmy nomination i will never understand. This film was such a good film , i watched with my daughter we both liked it very much. One of the many things i liked about the film is strong women roles about love, understanding and friendship, heartbreak....love it! The girl that plays the daughter i thought was also outstanding. I recommend this film to anyone that has a daughter or even a son because it portrays the strengths that build the relationships through time....I also like the beautiful scenery, lots of that in the film, i don't think this film is out on video or DVD yet, but it should be because it is a wonderful film to watch. I remember Elisabeth Shue way back when she played the daughter on a short lived drama series called "CALL TO GLORY" why that series was cut short don't get it, was a good family show to watch every week.


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