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Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All, Part 1

(1994) Based on the 1989 novel, this Emmy Award-winning mini-series stars Diane Lane as Lucy Marsden, a southern girl married at 15 to a 50-year-old confederate soldier.  Set in 1984, the story is told from Lucy's point-of-view at 99 years old looking back on her life and her marriage.  Also starring Donald Sutherland, Cicely Tyson, Anne Bancroft, and Blythe Danner.