Release dateApril 11, 2009 (2009-04-11) WriterGary Tieche (teleplay), Nora Roberts (novel) CastBrittany Murphy (Cilla McGowan), Jason Lewis (Ford Sawyer), Christian Oliver (Steve Chensky), Diana Scarwid (Cathy Morrow), Tippi Hedren (Mrs. Hennessey) Similar moviesNora Roberts wrote the story for Tribute and High Noon
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Tribute, also known as Nora Roberts' Tribute, is a 2009 television film directed by Martha Coolidge, which stars Brittany Murphy and Jason Lewis. The film is based on the Nora Roberts novel of the same name. It is part of the Nora Roberts 2009 movie collection, which also includes Northern Lights, Midnight Bayou, and High Noon. The movie debuted April 11, 2009 on Lifetime
The movie revolves around former child star Cilla McGowan (Murphy), who has found more satisfying work restoring old houses. In search of a normal life, Cilla buys her grandmother's farmhouse in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley, to rescue it from ruin.
Cilla's hope for serenity is soon eclipsed by haunting dreams of her famous grandmother, who died of a supposed overdose in the house, more than 30 years before. Cilla soon begins a romantic relationship with Ford Sawyer (Lewis), her handsome neighbor, who ultimately comforts and protects her when her dark dreams and family secrets turn into a real-life nightmare.
Brittany Murphy as Cilla McGowan
Jason Lewis as Ford Sawyer
Christian Oliver as Steve Chensky
Diana Scarwid as Cathy Morrow
Tippi Hedren as Mrs. Hennessey
Tiffany Morgan as Janet
Griff Furst as Brian Morrow
Blake Nelson Boyd as Piano Player
Mark Wilson as Det. Alvin Wilson
The film was executive produced by Stephanie Germain and Peter Guber, who also 'e.p.-ed' seven other Roberts films for Lifetime in 2007 and 2009.