Friday, October 31, 2008

Love's Long Journey

If you're a fan of the Little House on the Prairie books or tv series, or if you enjoy reading Janette Oke's novels, you'll probably like the Love Comes Softly movies. [Loosely] based on the Love Comes Softly series of books by Oke, they follow the story of the Clark family in 19th century pioneer America.

Love's Long Journey, the third movie in the series, tells of the adventure newlyweds Missie and Willie LaHaye undertook when they left their families and the place of their upbringing to pursue a new life in the West. 

The plot may sound familiar and predictable, but it's quite a sweet story, and is suitable for the whole family to enjoy. There are a couple of scary scenes with some violence, but other than that I can't remember anything objectionable.

Love's Long Journey will be telecast across Australia on Channel Seven at 12 noon on Monday 3 of November.

The next movie in the series, Love's Abiding Joy, will air two days later, on Wednesday 5 Nov.

For those of you who don't live in Australia, you can watch Love's Long Journey on Youtube, or better yet, buy the dvd!


Isabella Clinton said...

We have the first one! I reakon they are great!!!

The Editrix said...

Yeah, the first movie in the series is the best, in my opinion. Katherine Heigl and the little girl who played Missie were both really good.

The other movies in the series are also good, though.

Anonymous said...

how do you find out things like this?! i would DEFINITELY have watched them only i never knew till today. :(

The Editrix said...

It was just luck, really - I had a look through the tv guide, and there they were!

As it turned out, however, Love's Abiding Joy was scheduled to be on the same day as the U.S. election, and it didn't get broadcast - Channel Seven was broadcasting the election instead. :( We were all disappointed, but at least we caught the first movie. . .

Next time there's something like this on tv, I'll be sure to email you or leave a comment on your blog, Kristy!