the year: 2005
the genre: drama
the cast: Keri Russell (Livy Dunne); Skeet Ulrich (Ray Singleton); Mare Winningham (Martha)
the plot: After she becomes pregnant by a soldier departing for WWII, Livy Dunne, the wealthy, pampered daughter of a Denver minister, is forced to abandon her hopes of becoming an archeologist. To shield her from further scandal, Livy's father ships her off to a remote town and arranges her marriage to shy farmer Ray Singleton.
don't miss: Livvy's friendship with two well-educated Japanese American women, Florence "Flory" and Rose Umahara, who are at a nearby internment camp.
listen for: "Moths rest with their wings spread. Butterflies with their wings together. And more often moths have protective colorings so they blend in. Butterflies are bold!"
did you know: the movie is based on a novel of the same name by Ann Howard Creel.