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The Wishing Tree (1999)

TV-PG | | Fantasy
After her mother's death, Clara, a middle-aged attorney, returns home to Savannah, where she begins to realize how much she misses her roots. Clara reminisces with old friends about her ... See full summary »

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Ivan Passer

Writer:

Grant Scharbo
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alfre Woodard ... Clara
Helen Shaver ... Wallis
Mary Alice ... Mattie (as Mary Alice Smith)
Blair Underwood ... Magic Man / Thomas
Charles Weldon ... Al 'Alfred' Brooks
Leslie Carlson ... Professor
Peter Haworth Peter Haworth ... Will
Stephen Joffe ... Jamie
Kaleigh Nevin ... Alexa
Maria Ricossa ... Philomena Parnell
Jackie Richardson ... Marianne Brooks
Steve Cumyn ... Kevin
Sergio Di Zio ... Attorney
Barbara Mamabolo ... Celia
John Stoneham Sr. ... Slave Owner
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After her mother's death, Clara, a middle-aged attorney, returns home to Savannah, where she begins to realize how much she misses her roots. Clara reminisces with old friends about her mother who was a legendary storyteller, but when one of the stories begins to come true, the results are frightening. Written by <goldenshadows@hotmail.com>

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USA | Canada

Language:

English

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Watching paint dry is more fun....
24 October 2014 | by aoperraultSee all my reviews

I watched this film before I did any research on it and I kept watching our protagonist, Alfre Woodard, trying to portray a 30 year old and it was all wrong. Albeit she is a beautiful woman but trying to pass her off as a 30 year old. This is NOT a GOOD IDEA because you can see every year of her age on her.. BTW at the time of the film she was 46 years old.

On top of that all of it is just all wrong. What is this? A nightmarish redo of "To Kill a Mockingbird"? Sophistic and ridiculous. Since 1999 (15 years) there have only been 249 votes on this film.

If you have a choice between watching paint dry and and this film...... go for the paint.


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