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The Valley of Light (2007)

PG | | Drama | TV Movie 28 January 2007
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Returning from the War, Noah Lark discovers his family is gone. With a passion for fishing, Noah travels to a new town in search of a legendary great bass that has yet to be caught. On his ... See full summary »

Director:

Brent Shields

Writers:

Camille Thomasson (teleplay), Terry Kay (novel)
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chris Klein ... Noah
Gretchen Mol ... Eleanor
Zach Mills ... Matthew
Jay O. Sanders ... Howard
Jeff Perry ... Taylor Bowers
Geoff Pierson ... Whitlow Mayfield
Stephen Tobolowsky ... Littlefield
Robert Prosky ... Hoke
Angela Paton ... Granny
Betty Moyer Betty Moyer ... Ada Reynolds
Jackson Rathbone ... Travis
Jamie Marsh Jamie Marsh ... Peavo (as James Marsh)
Kevin Chamberlin ... Moody
William Joseph Elk III ... Marshall
Allen Nause ... Preacher
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Storyline

Returning from the War, Noah Lark discovers his family is gone. With a passion for fishing, Noah travels to a new town in search of a legendary great bass that has yet to be caught. On his journey he learns that with great friendship and great faith he will always be happy.

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Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 January 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hallmark Hall of Fame: The Valley of Light (#56.2) See more »

Filming Locations:

Coloma, California, USA

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Chris Klein and Angela Paton (Granny) had costarred in "American Wedding" (2003), where she played Jason Biggs' grandmother. See more »

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Edited into Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951) See more »

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Refreshing Story
29 January 2007 | by whpratt1See all my reviews

This film was very refreshing to watch and enjoy because of the very down to earth story of a small town after WW II and the deep effects war has on people and how it can ruin people mentally and physically. Chris Klein,(Noah), "The Long Weekend", plays the role of a soldier wandering around and just plain getting out in nature and sleeping under the stars and mostly fishing. Noah meets up with an old gentleman who tells him how to fish like a professional and also directs him on the right path for him to take into a wonderful valley where there is a nice small town and good fishing in a lake. Noah meets up with all the local town people and also with Gretchen Mol (Eleanor) "Attracton" who gives a great performance as a woman who is deeply troubled and living with a grandmother who only wants to eat Hersey Bars. Sweet lovable story back when they had rumble seats in the back of cars. Enjoy


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