Anne of Green Gables: A New Beginning

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Anne of Green Gables: A New Beginning

It is 1945 and Anne Shirley (Academy-award nominee and Golden Globe winner, Barbara Hershey) now a successful, middle-aged writer has returned to Prince Edward Island for an extended visit. On a whim, she agrees to write a play for a theatre producer. The play, she reasons, will keep her busy?at least busy enough to not go out of her mind with worry about her only son who has yet to return from the war overseas. But a long-hidden secret in the form of a letter from her errant father, discovered under the floorboards at Green Gables, provides a distraction of its own. As Anne struggles to complete the play, she delves into long-buried memories, reliving the troubled years before she arrived as an orphan at the Green Gables farmhouse. She is forced to confront the fact that she made up stories about her life; after her mother died and when her father deserted his young daughter. During that time, Young Anne (newcomer Hannah Endicott-Douglas), is taken into the care of a wealthy matriarch, Amelia Thomas (Academy-award winner Shirley MacLaine) and her daughter-in-law, Louisa (Rachel Blanchard), which changes her life forever. Anne finally reveals the astonishing truth about her father, the origins of her quest for ?kindred spirits? and the roots to her brilliant imagination.

Directors: Kevin Sullivan

Starring: Megan Follows, Jonathan Crombie, Cameron Daddo, Schuyler Grant, Patricia Hamilton, Greg Spottiswood

Release Information

Label: Sullivan EntertainmentFormat: DVD
Rating:PGAudio: 5.1
Cat No:SULL004Aspect:16:9
UPC: 9341005000680 Runtime:144
Release:01.06.2010Region:9 - ALL