Jessica (2004)

The Bergman sisters could not be more different. Jessica is a feisty tomboy who loves to help her father work their farmland. Her beautiful sister Meg is eagerly being groomed by her mother Hester (Lisa Harrow) to be the perfect wife, so that she can marry her way out of poverty. However, when the man, Jack Thomas, who Meg has set her sights on falls in love with Jessica and gets her pregnant, Hester schemes to wrench the couple apart to claim Jessica's son, Joey for Meg. Later she commits Jessica to a mental asylum. It is here that Jessica receives news of her lover's death and almost loses hope, but after enlisting the help of Mr. Runche, a down and out lawyer battling alcoholism, she is eventually released. Years later, it is the reformed Runche who gives Jessica the courage to fight for the return of her child. Eventually Meg and Hester call an uneasy truce with Jessica, and allow her to play a role in Joey's life as his aunt.

Directing:
  • Stanislav Govorukhin

Writing:
  • Vladimir Valutskiy
  • Stanislav Govorukhin
  • Irina Grekova

Stars:
Release Date: 2004-07-18
themoviedb icon 7.0/10
  • Country: AU
  • Language: en
  • Runtime: 196
  • Budget: $7
Sam Neill
Sam Neill
Richard Runche
Leeanna Walsman
Leeanna Walsm...
Jessica Bergman
Tony Martin
Tony Martin
Joe Bergman
Svetlana Khodchenkova
Svetlana Khod...
Vera
Aleksandr Baluev
Aleksandr Bal...
Larichev
Inna Churikova
Inna Churikov...
Кунина
Irina Kupchenko
Irina Kupchen...
Анна
Aleksandr Mikhaylov
Aleksandr Mik...
Юрлов
Vitaliy Khaev
Vitaliy Khaev
Ryabinin
Lisa Harrow
Lisa Harrow
Hester Bergman
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