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The Trip to Bountiful on Lifetime® brings this year’s Tony Award®-nominated Broadway revival hit to the screen with original cast Cicely Tyson, Vanessa Williams, Blair Underwood and Keke Palmer. Based on Oscar®, Pulitzer Prize and Emmy® Award-winning author Horton Foote’s play, the film tells the story of Carrie Watts, who lives with her busy, overprotective son and pretentious daughter-in-law. Carrie wishes for freedom from the confines of the house and begs her son to take her to visit her hometown, Bountiful. When he refuses, she escapes to the bus station and befriends a young woman traveling home. After her son and daughter-in-law discover she’s gone, they call the police, but Carrie is a step ahead of them and convinces the sheriff to help her on her journey home.
|1||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Trip to Bountiful||Carrie Watts (Cicely Tyson,) begrudgingly lives with her busy, overprotective son, Ludie and pretentious daughter-in-law, Jessie Mae. No longer able to drive and forbidden to travel alone, she wishes for freedom from the confines of the house and begs her son to take her on a visit to her hometown of Bountiful. When he refuses, Mrs. Watts is undeterred and makes an escape to the local bus station, where she befriends Thelma (Keke Palmer,) a young woman traveling home. When Ludie and Jessie Mae discover she is gone, they call in law enforcement to help, but Mrs. Watts is one step ahead of them and convinces the local sheriff to help her on her journey home to Bountiful. Vanessa Williams and Blair Underwood also star in this television adaptation of American playwright and screenwriter Horton Foote's Tony nominated play.||1:28:48||$4.99||View in iTunes|
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This movie puts you in the shoes of Carrie Watts and cleverly lets you know what she thinking. Something I noticed that seemed like a really nice touch was that in the Watts' bedroom there is portrait of Abraham Lincoln!