That Russell Girl

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That Russell Girl ★★ 2008

Sarah Russell (Tamblyn) left her hometown and loved ones behind after a tragedy for which she still blames herself. Having been diagnosed with leukemia, Sarah decides to return home to tell her family, only to find that the past will not leave her alone when she gets an antagonistic reception from depressed neighbor Lorraine (Ehle). Instead of making the story about Sarah's illness, the TV pic focuses on her past trauma and how to forgive, with mixed results. 98m/C DVD . Amber Tamblyn, Jennifer Ehle, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Tim DeKay, Henry Czerny, Paul Wesley, Max Morrow, Daniel Clark, Richard Leacock, Ben Lewis; D: Jeff Bleckner; W: Jill Blotevogel; C: Charles Minsky; M: Jeff Beal. TV