The Book of Ruth
Release Date: January 1st, 2004
Not Yet Rated|1 hr. 36 min.
Even though she has recently married a kind-hearted man, mousy Ruth (Nicholle Tom) remains unable to break her dysfunctional relationship with her overbearing mother, Maylene (Christine Lahti), convincing new husband Artie (Stephen E. Miller) that the couple should live in her mother's house. As the three settle into new roles, Ruth learns to stand up to her mother's insults and passive-aggressive needling. This TV movie is based on the best-selling novel by Jane Hamilton.
Director: Bill Eagles