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The Magic of Ordinary Days (2005)

Pregnant out of wedlock, an educated young woman is pressured by her father into an arranged marriage with a lonely farmer in this drama set during WWII.

Director:

Brent Shields

Writers:

Ann Howard Creel (novel), Camille Thomasson (teleplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Keri Russell ... Livy
Skeet Ulrich ... Ray Singleton
Mare Winningham ... Martha
Tania Gunadi ... Florence
Gwendoline Yeo ... Rose
Stephen Strachan ... Hank (as Steve Strachan)
Katie Keating ... Ruth
Ken Pogue ... Reverend Case
Eric Winter ... Walter
Jane McGregor ... Abby
Daryl Shuttleworth ... Reverend Dunne
Brayden Bullen Brayden Bullen ... Hank Jr.
Sam Dyer Sam Dyer ... Chester
Mary Black ... Marian Case
Jacqueline Robbins ... Mrs. Pratt (as Jackie Robbins)
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Pregnant out of wedlock, an educated young woman is pressured by her father into an arranged marriage with a lonely farmer in this drama set during WWII.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

based on novel | See All (1) »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

PG
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Details

Official Sites:

CBS [United States] | Hallmark

Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 January 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hallmark Hall of Fame: The Magic of Ordinary Days (#54.2) See more »

Filming Locations:

Calgary, Alberta, Canada See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Goofs

When the main characters are pulling into the barn dance, you can see a modern white mini-van sticking out from behind the barn. See more »

Connections

Edited into Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951) See more »

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a pleasant film!
30 January 2005 | by scifi_queenSee all my reviews

I was very eager to see this film and I wasn't disappointed. This is a great chick flick film, especially for those who love period dramas. It was a wonderful experience to watch 2 people thrust together to find contentment, and then love. Keri Russell and Skeet Ulrich were wonderful as the newly married couple. The only downside to this film was the subplot involving the Japanese interment girls. It took away from the pace of the film. The rest of the supporting cast filled in nicely. There was indeed some magic in this film. Some may argue its to fake for their taste, but I loved the film. Overall it was a wonderful film. I give it 7.5 out of 10 stars! I can't wait till it comes out on DVD!


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