The Shell Seekers (1989)

The Shell Seekers


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The made-for-TV The Shell Seekers was based on the best-selling novel by Rosamunde Pincher. Heading the cast is Angela Lansbury as Penelope Keeling, a reclusive British matron of comfortable means who suffers a near-fatal heart attack. While recovering, Penelope determines that her attack was a sign of sorts, urging her to get her life in order. As she prepares to break down the barriers she has built between herself and her three children, Penelope muses on her experiences during World War II, … More

Rating: PG
Genre: Drama, Television
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Written By: John Pielmeier
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On DVD: Dec 15, 1993



as Penelope Keeling

as Antonia

as Young Richard

as Richard

as Lawrence

as Dolly

as Mr. Plackett

as George
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This engaging drama presents some thought-provoking approaches to life review, mothering, the art of happiness, and the redemptive power of love.

Full Review… | February 26, 2002
Spirituality and Practice

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Lovely performance by Angela Lansbury as a woman looking to reconnect with something she has lost in her past. Beautiful scenery.

jay nixon

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