To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday
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To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday
It's Gillian's birthday, but she won't be able to attend the family gathering held at her husband's remote Nantucket Island home in her honor, at least not physically because Gillian died two years before in a boating accident. Husband David Lewis accepts the fact that she is gone but is still not ready or able to let her go. His teenage daughter Rachel was also devastated as she, like her father, witnessed the death, but she is young and strives to build a new life. She is concerned that her father still takes nightly strolls upon the beach to converse with his late wife. On… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 14%

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"A bargian basement Ghost, a hybrid of the earnest nature of an inspirational play and the sleek calculation of a Lifetime TV movie."
‑ Emanuel Levy, Variety
"Michelle Pfeiffer is appropriately cast as a ghost, but this meditation on death and remembrance is curiously spiritless."
‑ Dan Lybarger, Nitrate Online
"Based upon a stageplay, the plot is very straightforward and predictable, and has no strong emotional payoffs, but the drama is stuffed with the feelings and confusions of grief and some viewers may find sufficient solace in that to respond to the film's"
‑ Douglas Pratt, DVDLaser
"Tries too hard to make the audience cry; practically each 'emotional' moment is highlighted by the soft musical sounds of a harp and wind section."
‑ Michael Dequina,
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