I'm going to be generous here and give it a 3 only because I live in Huntsville and it was great to see how well the city was filmed. It's like they started off with hardly any script and the director just told the actors to stare at each other meaningfully with a lot of music playing over it. Williams looked like he'd rather be anywhere but in this movie. I think I could write a script better than the dislodge for this film, and I'm no writer.
There is one thing I've seen mentioned throughout the reviews and message boards--everyone is under the impression that the movie begins around World War 2 and actually it seemed more like it was supposed to start out in the late 1950's/early 1960's.
See full summary » A young woman receives a letter that her deceased grandmother requests she hand-deliver to a man in her grandmother's childhood home in Maine.
She begins a journey of discovery of her grandmother, herself, and quality of life.
Maggie moves back, starts working with her best friend as interior decorator and her first client is a 12 year younger handsome man. Moffett's character Dawson was a goodhearted, down to earth, funny and savvy rich guy who never adopted his family's pretentiousness.While the military was not segregated by then, I'm pretty sure that any troops waiting to board a train would still be segregated in a place like Huntsville, Al.If the beginning of film was supposed to be the 1940's, then Billy D, Lesley Ann & Rae Dawn would have to have been in the 70's and 80's instead of their mid 50's or early 60's.It's a shame they don't play this movie more often and even more a shame that it's not on sale to buy.America Ferrera (Real Women Have Curves) Eric Mabius (Resident Evil) Alan Dale (Lost) Tony PLana (Vampire Bats) Ana Ortiz (Devious Maids) Ashley Jensen (Arthur Christmas) Becki Newton (American Dad) Mark Indelicato (White Bird In a Blizzard) Vanessa Williams (Eraser) Michael Urie (Uptown Girl) Judith Light (Dallas) Christopher Gorham (Odyssey 5) Rebecca Romijn (X-Men)Betty is at her desk working on an expense report for Daniel when Henry comes by and asks her if she’s making her Christmas list. She says it’s just holly, but he kisses her anyway and tells her she’s the girl he’s been looking for.