The Book of Ruth Poster

Release Date: 2004

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary
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.

Cast: Christine Lahti, Nicholle Tom, Evan Jones, Teryl Rothery, Christine Willes, Stephen E. Miller, Billy Wickman, Colby Wilson

Director: Bill Eagles

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Columbia

Keywords: Emotional, Love, Family, 2000s, Growing up, Husband, Marriage, Transformation, Mother, Heartwarming, Daughter