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Where the Heart Is (2000)  link to Where the Heart Is on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 356

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IMDb Rating:
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6.8/10 (27347 votes)

Country: USA, 2h 00min

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Drama, Comedy, Romance

Director(s): Matt Williams

Cast: Natalie Portman (as Novalee Nation), Ashley Judd (as Lexie Coop), Stockard Channing (as Sister Husband), Joan Cusack (as Ruth Meyers), James Frain (as Forney Hull)

Medium: Original DVD,

Storyline: Novalee Nation is a pregnant 17-year-old from Tennessee heading to California with her boyfriend Willie Jack, but is abandoned by him at a Wal-Mart store in Sequoyah, Oklahoma. Novalee has no job, no skills and only $5.55 in her pocket, so she secretly lives in the Wal-Mart until her daughter Americus is born six weeks later. Novalee decides to raise her daughter and rebuild her life in Sequoyah, with the help of eccentric but kind strangers. Based on the best-selling novel by Billie Letts.

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1