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An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving (2008)

TV-PG | | Drama | TV Movie 14 November 2008
Inspired by a short story, Isabella Caldwell is a high-society woman in late-1800's New York. When Isabella's estranged daughter Mary becomes ill and is too proud to ask her mother for ... See full summary »

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Inspired by a short story, Isabella Caldwell is a high-society woman in late-1800's New York. When Isabella's estranged daughter Mary becomes ill and is too proud to ask her mother for assistance, Mary's daughter, Tilly, takes it upon herself to contact her grandmother and plead for help. Isabella's arrival causes an upheaval in many lives, but may also lead to reconciliation within the family. Written by Anonymous

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This is not the first time Tatiana Maslany and Kristopher Turner worked together. They were also on the television series Instant Star together. Kristopher had a lead role on the show and Tatiana has a recurring role in the final season. See more »

Quotes

Mathilda Bassett: [narrating] Mother is such a tender soul, too soon to return to the earth.
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Didn't expect it to be so good
27 November 2009 | by (londan,england) – See all my reviews

I actually found this film in our local public library. As I'm starved for anything new to watch I thought hey why not and borrowed this movie. When you see the cover it makes you think it might be a cheesy film. But I didn't think it was at all. The actors whom I personally have never heard of before (but will be looking for in the future!) astonished me at how well they acted. They had me believing the story almost instantly. Though it's no Masterpiece Theater, it's well acted, the music is good, and the characters had you rooting for them the whole time. I suggest that you look for this film. If you liked 'Little Women' I'm pretty sure you will like this one.


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