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OK but a but flat
September 29, 2019
This is the story of a widowed single mom who is a highly-successful surgeon in Seattle. She notices that her son is not getting as much attention as he should, so she decides to take him to the family pear farm out in the country for a week during his fall break. The huge farm belongs to her parents who appear to be doctors who spend their time on international peace missions. The farm is managed by a young guy with degrees in botany. His family once had a farm but lost it during the recession so he is hoping to buy a farm of his own. Over the course of the movie, the son starts to enjoy his time on the farm and the mom start to relax a bit and appreciate the slower pace of life. You can kind of guess the ending of this story fairly early in the movie, but that's probably OK for this kind of film.
The good thing about the movie is that the actors all do a good job with their parts and are very likable. Unfortunately, for me, the movie was kind of flat. Sometimes Hallmark movies of this type have very engaging scenery and locales. This one really seemed like a pretty average farm. Although the characters did a good job with their parts, they were not necessa