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The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond (2008)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance | 10 October 2009 (USA)
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Tells the story of Fisher Willow, the disliked 1920s Memphis débutante daughter of a plantation owner with a distaste for narrow-minded people and a penchant for shocking and insulting ... See full summary »

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Tells the story of Fisher Willow, the disliked 1920s Memphis débutante daughter of a plantation owner with a distaste for narrow-minded people and a penchant for shocking and insulting those around her. After returning from studies overseas, Fisher falls in love with Jimmy, the down-and-out son of an alcoholic father and an insane mother who works at a store on her family's plantation. She tries to pass him off as an upper-class suitor to appease the spinster aunt who controls her family's fortune, but when she loses a diamond, it places their tenuous relationship in further jeopardy. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG-13 for some sexuality and drug content | See all certifications »
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10 October 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Das Mädchen mit dem Diamantohrring  »

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$6,500,000 (estimated)

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$22,872 (USA) (1 January 2010)

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$119,382 (USA) (5 February 2010)
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Bryce Dallas Howard, who portrays Fisher, was suffering from undiagnosed postpartum depression while filming. See more »

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Fisher's Mood
Written and Performed by Gary Topper, Charlie Wood and Joe Restivo
Produced by Joe Mulherin
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A tense film but doesn't make you care
6 August 2015 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

This film tells the story of a governor's grandson who lives a poor life with his constantly drunken father. He catches the eye of an heiress who is obnoxious and is very unpopular. He has to make a choice whether to respond to her advances.

"The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond" is quite a strange movie because the main character is very unlikeable. She is rude and manipulative, and basically not a joy to be around. Fortunately, Chris Evans provides the eye candy for viewers. His character is very much the opposite of Fisher, which provides a bit of morals to balance the film's atmosphere. The story itself is quite plain for some strange reason. Though things do happen, and there is suspense and tension, I just don't care for the characters and I can't get into the film. The ending doesn't have enough closure regarding the diamonds, I think. The elderly woman's fate and the relationship between Fisher and Jimmy is also slightly too ambiguous.


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