The Road to Galveston

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The Road to Galveston ★★★1996 (PG-13)

Texas widow Jordan Roosevelt (Tyson) needs to pay her mortgage so she turns her home into a residence for three Alzheimer patients. When her financial problems only worsen, Jordan decides to fulfill her lifetime goal and takes everyone on a trip to Galveston to see the ocean. Sentimental, fact-based TV movie cuts the saccharine through compelling performances. 93m/C VHS . Cicely Tyson, Piper Laurie, Tess Harper, Salle Ellis, Starletta DuPois, James McDaniel, Penny Johnson, Clarence Williams III, Stephen (Steve) Root; D: Michael Toshiyuki Uno; W: Tony Lee; M: Stanley Clarke.