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Amish Grace (2010)

TV-PG | | Biography, Drama | TV Movie 28 March 2010
When a gunman killed five Amish children and injured five others in a Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania schoolhouse shooting in October of 2006, the world media attention rapidly turned from the ... See full summary »

Director:

Gregg Champion

Writers:

Micky Levy (as Sylvie White), Teena Booth | 1 more credit »
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5 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kimberly Williams-Paisley ... Ida Graber
Tammy Blanchard ... Amy Roberts
Fay Masterson ... Jill Green
Madison Mason ... Levi Brennaman
Gary Graham ... Henry Taskey
Darcy Rose Byrnes ... Rebecca Knepp
Karley Scott Collins ... Katie Graber
Eugene Byrd ... Danny
Bruce Nozick ... Leonard
Amy Sloan ... Rachel Knepp
John Churchill ... Charlie Roberts
Madison Davenport ... Mary Beth Graber
Matt Letscher ... Gideon Graber
Eric Nenninger ... State Trooper
Willow Geer ... Judith
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Storyline

When a gunman killed five Amish children and injured five others in a Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania schoolhouse shooting in October of 2006, the world media attention rapidly turned from the tragic events to the extraordinary forgiveness demonstrated by the Amish community. Through the eyes of a grieving mother, Ida Graber, and other devastated families, this movie explores the Amish's astonishing reaction to the horrific shootings - of forgiveness and compassion. Written by Anonymous

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Biography | Drama

Certificate:

TV-PG

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Trivia

Of the Amish Grace cast and crew members, eleven of them received twenty-four Emmy nominations and four of them have a total of five wins. See more »

Quotes

Gideon Graber: Hate is a very big, very hungry thing... with lots of sharp teeth. It will eat up your whole heart, and leave no room left for love.
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Crazy Credits

Opening title card reads: "Based on a True Story. However, certain events and characters have been fictionalized including the Graber family." See more »

Connections

Features NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt (1970) See more »

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Forgiveness Isn't Easy ... & Putting Out a Decent Movie Isn't, Either
26 June 2010 | by peachy2See all my reviews

This movie showed that while forgiveness isn't something that comes naturally, it is something that harms not necessarily the object of hatred but, rather, it harms ourselves, our own lives, & those around us. THIS is the lesson of this movie.

It tells you right out that it's a fictionalized version of the real event, so I have no problem w/the bits of "drama" added, as another reviewer has indicated. None of that detracted from the important message, & that was the key point. If you have a heart & a soul, you will FEEL this movie ... & be forced to reconsider the next time someone does something petty to you & yours & your automatic reaction is to make them pay--because you will remember this movie, & know that if you can't get over that, you'll never get over the really difficult times.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 March 2010 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Dolby

Color:

Color

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1.78 : 1
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