Character: Dottie

Directed by: Lloyd Kramer

Written by: Lloyd Kramer, Joyce Eliason

Produced by: Oprah Winfrey, Doro Bachrach

Cast Members: Elisabeth Shue, Hanna Hall, Martin Donovan, Conchata Ferrell

Released date: March 4, 2001

Genre: Drama

In 1971, in the small town of Shirley Falls, in Maine, the odd and lonely secretary Isabelle Goodrow raises her teenager daughter Amy alone. She has only two friends in her job among her gossiper colleagues. When her overprotected daughter is seduced by her mathematic teacher Peter Robertson, the world of Isabelle falls apart. She becomes lost and loses her confidence on Amy, spoiling their relationship. Their bond gets tied again when Isabelle discloses her inner secrets from the past to Amy.


The story of a mother and a daughter with nothing in common but the same dark secret.

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