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Flower Shop Mystery: Mum's the Word (2016)

Abby Knight returns to her small home town as a NYC lawyer. On the day of her flower shop opening, her car gets damaged by someone fleeing a murder scene. She soon meets a charming bartender and partners with him in the search for answers.

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Bradley Walsh

Writers:

Kate Collins (novel), Gary Goldstein (teleplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brooke Shields ... Abby Knight
Brennan Elliott ... Marco Salvare
Beau Bridges ... Jeffrey Knight
Kate Drummond ... Nikki Bender
James Cade ... Buzz
Ron Lea ... Tom Harding
Altair Vincent ... Tony Vertucci
James Thomas ... Greg Morgan
Christian Lloyd ... Dave King
Celeste Desjardins ... Sydney Knight
Joel Gagne ... Officer Brand
Dru Viergever ... Officer Dunn
Fulvio Cecere ... Detective Al Corbleon
James McGowan ... Louis Vertucci
Michael Vincent Dagostino ... Detective Blasko
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Storyline

Abby Knight, with her teenage daughter, returns to her small home town as a NYC lawyer who lost her husband 2 years ago. On the day of her flower shop opening, her car gets damaged by someone fleeing a crime scene who may have committed murder. While investigating on her own, she meets a charming ex-Army soldier, now a bartender, and partners with him in the search for answers. Written by Mr Dalton

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Language:

English

Release Date:

17 January 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Flower Shop Mystery: Mum's the Word See more »

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Production Co:

Hideaway Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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The character of Marco was cast with an actor that was too young to portray the character. Marco is played by Brennan Elliott, who was born in 1975. Marco says he served as a Sergeant in the first Gulf War, which took place from August 1990 through February 1991. At the time, Elliott would have been about 15-16 years old and as such too young to serve much less attain the rank of Sergeant. See more »

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Black market flowers
23 October 2018 | by bkoganbingSee all my reviews

This movie makes me feel very old and having nothing to do with the film itself. Seeing Beau Bridges makes me recall seeing him as a child actor, a jungle kid in the film Zamba. Now over 60 years later he's playing Brooke Shields's elderly father in Flower Shop Mystery: Mum's The Word.

Brooke has returned to her small town given up being a high pressure big city lawyer. She's opening a florist's shop with her friend Kate Drummond. On the day of her opening her car gets dinged in a hit and run and she also runs into the guy who took her to the senior prom, Wayne Hard now on the streets as a homeless person.

Later on she finds that Hard is the suspect in the murder of a young man and she just doesn't believe it. Her lawyer instincts kick in especially after Hard is killed.

No mystery here, the perpetrator is truly obvious. The only mystery here is how the incidents are connected and why was the original murder killed. Turns out she was just the right person to solve this case. It has to do with black market flowers and I'll say no more other than it's quite a lucrative racket.

Aiding and abetting Brooke's sleuthing is Brennan Elliott who is a former detective opening up and bar and grille down the street from Brooke's Florist shop. No doubt they will be an item in future films, there were two made, who knows if there will be more.

A nice entry in the Hallmark mystery movie series.


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