The Ponder Heart

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The Ponder Heart ★★½ 2001

Eccentric Daniel Ponder (MacNicol) wants to give all his inherited fortune away. So folks in his Mississippi community considered him a mite peculiar, especially after he suddenly marries the teenaged Bonnie Dee (Bettis). Then Bonnie disappears and Ponder is put on trial for the alleged murder of his bride. Easygoing southern charm and smalltown craziness. Based on the novel by Eudora Welty. 120m/C VHS . Peter MacNichol, JoBeth Williams, Angela Bettis; D: Martha Coolidge. TV

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