Did not enjoy this at all but I can't deny that it's well made. The intensity of the romance seemed to peak very early in the film for me and that's surely why my level of engagement with the story dipped quite a bit in the middle-end section.
Pleasant, casual bit of Americana. Recently watched the vastly better remembered Stars in My Crown that came out just a year prior and they're quite similar, both following the life of a pastor/minister in a small town... although, this one is shown more from Susan Hayward's POV vs Stars which is all about Joel McCrea, baby! They both also have a sort of pandemic/community-wide sickness subplot, which may or may not be up your alley in this day and age.…