Love Comes Softly Movie Review Summary

Actors: Katherine Heigl, Dale Midkiff, Skye McCole Bartusiak, Corbin Bernsen

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This is based on Janette Oke's Christian romance novel. Young Marty and her new husband, Aaron, travel out West. After coming to the piece of land they claim as theirs, Aaron goes out to hunt for food. Marty waits for him, worrying as the day grows darker. Finally, a man from the wagon train comes with a horse carrying Aaron--draped across it--dead.
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Clark Davis, a young widower from nearby, hears of Marty's loss and makes a sudden proposal. He wants Marty to marry him so she can help his moody daughter, Missie. He tells Marty she can go back East when the next wagon train comes if she wants to.

Marty has a tough time teaching and caring for Missie, and finds that she herself has a lot to learn. Missie's defenses are high and she is reluctant to let Marty in.
As time passes, Clark and Marty begin to develop feelings for each other, and even Missie starts to love Marty.
Will Clark and Marty reveal their feelings for each other before it's too late?
The review of this Movie prepared by Melissa M.

Script Analysis of Love Comes Softly

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1600 to 1899 Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Family, struggling with    -   Yes Struggle with:    -   Daughter

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   homemaker/wife Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


Prairie?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   farm Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Any profanity?    -   None Is this movie based on a    -   book

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