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The Trip to Bountiful

Shout Factory
Genre: 
Forced by circumstances to live her loathsome son and daughter-in-law, elderly Mrs. Watts wants nothing more out of life than to return to her home town of Bountiful. Escaping from her family's clutches, she boards a bus to Bountiful, where she makes the acquaintance of young Thelma. The two women immediately hit it off, and their trip is a most pleasant one.. Eventually, the local sheriff, ordered to find Page and bring her back to her family, catches up with the old woman just a few miles from Bountiful. Feeling sorry for her, he permits her to complete her sentimental journey, even though he knows full well that Bountiful is now a ghost town of empty ruins and dilapidated shacks. It doesn't matter, though: she sees Bountiful just as it was when she left it, and for the first time in years is truly happy and at peace with herself..

The Trip to Bountiful

Shout Factory, 1985.; [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2016.

In Process Record.; Title from title frames.; Film

Originally produced by Shout Factory in 1985.

Mode of access: World Wide Web.

In English

Shout Factory (Firm), dst; Kanopy (Firm), dst
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