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Aside from the unintended extra plot twists, this movie is full of drama, action and plot twists that ARE intended. This movie starts out in 1860-era Prussia and ends in the Wild West. The story follows Lukas as he leaves Prussia to find his father and grandfather in the Canadas and he brings Ursula - the Baroness - along with him for the journey. There are some death scenes that may be a bit harsh for the wee ones, most over the age of 6 or so should be OK with it as they are all handled delicately and without much gore. You know they are dead but there is little violence in the fact. The scenery is also quite breathtaking in this film.
All in all, the movie is a good one to watch but not one for the nit-pickers that freak out when someone ends up here without an explanation. Enjoy the story and the scenes and read up on the rest.
Watchable, because it is visually appealing. If you are a "Road to Avonlea"-fan, you loyally work (sigh) at liking Felix and Felicity, though they make dumb decisions that are unlikely. You think the story is going to settle down, to a plot, develop likeable personality in the characters, build a believable relationship between two persons, and get better, throughout the two and a half hours,...but it never does. Young, female, fans of Zachary Bennett may enjoy it anyway.
Felix's father is unpleasant, and like most of the characters, is given no likeable personality. So the audience has no concern for him in his later imprisonment, or in his relationship with Felix. Too many disputes, without the balance of any fun, warmth, or charm. Felix is in hysteria through half the film. The script does not build a believable friendship between any two characters. There are no characters to admire, except briefly the peddler. There is no humor from the writer who created, so well, the melodramatic and humorous Ms. Pigeon Plumtree. The rescues are often convenient, and thus unbelievable. Several murders. There is no moral of the story. Not written to the audience of "Road to Avonlea", "Loves Comes Softly", or "Tom Sawyer". The writer has thought up scenes, and strung them together, which does not a plot make, and is without a target audience. Visually appealing, but no heart and soul. Hollow, without imagination, except the bird helping the imprisoned father, which is wasted, because we do not like the father.Read more ›
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it was just not interesting enough for me to get into it. I may try again later.Published 17 months ago by Jackie L. Adams
Loved the story, easy to follow. Great scenery. Loved the actors, especially Eric Schweig as he's the reason I bought this in the first place. Read morePublished on July 18, 2014 by bossmare
Great movie, excellent communication with seller, and prompt delivery from overseas. I am very happy. Kind regards, ValeriePublished on September 17, 2010 by V
This movie is a very touching, heartfelt movie. It's one the whole family could enjoy.Published on May 13, 2007 by Lauren