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Wish You Well (2013)

Not Rated | | Drama, Family | April 2015 (Netherlands)
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A young girl and her brother come of age at their great grandmother's house in Virginia during the 1940s.

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Darnell Martin

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David Baldacci (based on novel), David Baldacci (script) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ellen Burstyn ... Louisa Mae Cardinal
Mackenzie Foy ... Lou Cardinal
Josh Lucas ... Cotton Longfellow
Ned Bellamy ... George Davis
JP Vanderloo ... Oz Cardinal
Alano Miller ... Eugene Randall
Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick ... Diamond Skinner
Antonio Ducrot Antonio Ducrot ... Billy Davis
Laura Fraser ... Amanda Cardinal
Dave Hager ... Dr, Barnes
Josh Murray ... Jack Cardinal
Keith Tyree ... Judd Wheeler
Sara Elizabeth Timmins ... Private Nurse
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Graham Beckel ... Thurston Goode
Pete Burris ... Dr. Luther Ross
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After a family tragedy, a young girl moves from New York with her younger brother to live with their great grandmother on a Virginia farm and comes closer to understanding the land and roots that inspired her father's writings while discovering herself, the love of family, and the power of truly believing. Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Family

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

April 2015 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Das Versprechen See more »

Filming Locations:

Giles County, Virginia, USA

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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David Baldacci dedicated his book "The Hit" to the cast & crew of "Wish You Well." See more »

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Fantastic Film
8 January 2014 | by RigbyeaSee all my reviews

I had such a nice time seeing this film for the festival in Indianapolis. I was particularly impressed by its content. It is sure to be a family favorite. There aren't many films that are fit to take children to see. This film is both appropriate and enjoyable for the entire family. It was heartbreaking at times to walk the life of these young children. the film easily moved a mother to tears. tears of sadness and confusion on how a mother could lose her connection to her children. And then to tears of joy as she reclaims her position as a loving mother. The shots from autumn in Virginia were gorgeous with their valleys of crimson and amber. The crew did an amazing job capturing the beauty of this area. The leading characters also gave a very memorable performance. I hope that many others will have the opportunity to see this film on the big screen. Family films like Wish You Well are what's my mothers are hoping to see more of in the theaters.


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