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The Locket (2002)

A young man taking care of his dying mother is distraught and grief-stricken when she finally passes away. On the advice of his doctor, he takes a job in an upscale nursing home, and is ... See full summary »

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Karen Arthur

Writers:

Richard Paul Evans (novel), Ron Raley (teleplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Vanessa Redgrave ... Esther Huish
Chad Willett ... Michael Keddington
Marguerite Moreau ... Faye Murrow
Lori Heuring ... Alice Richards
Lourdes Benedicto ... Amanda Ibarra
Terry O'Quinn ... Casey Keddington
Brock Peters ... Henry McCord
Mary McDonnell ... Helen Staples
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bev Appleton Bev Appleton ... Judge
John Bennes John Bennes ... Stanley
Dorothy Recasner Brown ... Bail Judge (as Dorothy Brown)
Jennifer Ferrin ... Young Esther
Keith Flippen ... Assist. D. A. Palmer
Jonathan Frappier ... Young Thomas
Michael Genevie ... Professor King
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A young man taking care of his dying mother is distraught and grief-stricken when she finally passes away. On the advice of his doctor, he takes a job in an upscale nursing home, and is assigned to take care of an elderly woman named Esther. At first Esther is a bitter, angry woman and pushes him away, but as she gradually warms to him, he discovers that he and Esther have much more in common than he imagined. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Two love stories connected by the mystery of one simple locket.

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Drama

Certificate:

PG
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 December 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hallmark Hall of Fame: The Locket (#52.1) See more »

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Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Another winner from Hallmark
19 December 2002 | by Melissa AliceSee all my reviews

This story, set in a nursing home, is more than it at first appears. With a thickening plot and emotional turmoil building, a young man named Michael (played well by Chad Willet) cares for an elderly woman named Esther (played very well by Vanessa Redgrave). Or is it that Esther cares for Michael? One part I didn't like much was in a dance setting (kissing), but overall it was a very decent film with no swearing. With great acting a touching story, this is another winner from Hallmark Hall of Fame.


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