The Substitute Wife

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The Substitute Wife ★★½ 1994 (PG-13)

Dying Nebraska frontier woman Amy Hightower (Thompson) decides to find her husband Martin (Weller) a new wife to help on the farm and look after their four children. But women are so scarce (and the farm is so isolated) that the only one willing to give it a try is prostitute Pearl (Fawcett), who's fed up with her profession but isn't exactly the motherly type (at least not at first). Amusing relationships develop between the two women and the bewildered husband. Made for TV. 92m/C VHS, DVD . Farrah Fawcett, Lea Thompson, Peter Weller; D: Peter Werner; W: Stan Daniels; C: Neil Roach; M: Mark Snow. TV

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