The Book of Ruth (2004)

The Book of Ruth





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Shy, self-effacing newlywed Ruth (Nicholle Tom) manages to coerce her husband Artie (Stephen E. Miller) to move into the home of Ruth's domineering mother Maylene (Christine Lahti). Throughout Ruth's life, the bitter, vindictive Maylene has fed into her daughter's insecurities, making the girl feel homely and worthless. Perverse though it may seem, this was the only way that Maylene was ever able to express her love -- and the only way that she has been able to bind her daughter to her so that … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Television
Directed By:
Written By: Suzette Couture
In Theaters:
Robert Greenwald Productions


as Ruby

as Aunt Sid

as Dee Dee Foote

as Dee Dee Foote

as Daisy

as Randall

as Det. Shepard

as Mr. Kate

as Dr. Heck

as Mr. Davidson
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This movie was really good, really hard to watch, especially for those who have seen constant fighting and insulting in their home. Very sad, and very realistic. Christine Lahti is such a bitch in this movie and she plays it wonderfully. It's hard to believe it's her! Recommended.

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