Due East

2002

Television movie

The movie spotlights an intelligent high school senior and National Merit Scholar who has never been part of the “in crowd.” She teaches a high school equivalency night class, tends to the needs of her widower father, Jesse, and pretty much stays to herself. But when she meets a loner who recently moved to the town of Due East, she feels a sense of belonging for the first time.

Written by Valerie Sayers & Tricia Block
Directed by Helen Shaver
Produced by Dufferin Gate Productions

Starring

Katharine Isabelle as Reba
Robert Forster as Jesse Rapple
Kate Capshaw as Becky Purdue
Clara Bryant as Mary Faith Rapple
Cybill Shepherd as Nell Dugan
Erich Anderson as Jack Purdue Sr.

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