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The Valley of Light (2007)

Returning from the War, Noah Lark discovers his family is gone. With a passion for fishing, Noah travels to a new town in search of a legendary great bass that has yet to be caught. On his ... See full summary »

Director:

Brent Shields

Writers:

Camille Thomasson (teleplay), Terry Kay (novel)
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chris Klein ... Noah
Gretchen Mol ... Eleanor
Zach Mills ... Matthew
Jay O. Sanders ... Howard
Jeff Perry ... Taylor Bowers
Geoff Pierson ... Whitlow Mayfield
Stephen Tobolowsky ... Littlefield
Robert Prosky ... Hoke
Angela Paton ... Granny
Betty Moyer Betty Moyer ... Ada Reynolds
Jackson Rathbone ... Travis
Jamie Marsh ... Peavo (as James Marsh)
Kevin Chamberlin ... Moody
William Joseph Elk III ... Marshall
Allen Nause ... Preacher
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Storyline

Returning from the War, Noah Lark discovers his family is gone. With a passion for fishing, Noah travels to a new town in search of a legendary great bass that has yet to be caught. On his journey he learns that with great friendship and great faith he will always be happy.

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 January 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hallmark Hall of Fame: The Valley of Light (#56.2) See more »

Filming Locations:

Coloma, California, USA

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Chris Klein and Angela Paton (Granny) had costarred in "American Wedding" (2003), where she played Jason Biggs' grandmother. See more »

Connections

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

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beautifully acted and presented
17 January 2013 | by fzkianiSee all my reviews

At the beginning of the movie, the music makes me full of energy.When Noah gets off the bus, he feels he was born again because of being a part of war.I am sure anybody who has watched this film would wish war should never happen in a country because nobody's soul and body can be saved.When Noah was recalling memories of war and felt sad about it, it was hard for me to watch this part of film because it made me too fearful. I appreciate Eleanor(Mol) and the town people who accepted and welcome Noah with open arms and invited him to their activities and homes. I could not imagine how people were so kind and sensible there before watching this movie. Noah was feeling too responsible for his brother and wanting to get him some leniency from the law. It was very important for Noah to know something about his parents from Mr.Hood.I think the director chose the right actor and actress for the job since they played their roles naturally and attractively . I hope more movies like this would be made in future for all ages because they can be suitable for teenagers as positive entertainment.


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