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The Summer of Ben Tyler
Release Date: December 15, 1996
|Production Companies||:||Hallmark Entertainment|
|Director||:||Arthur Allan Seidelman|
Set early during World War II, the film has a lot to say about love, honor, relationships, commitment and power. Keeping their promise to their dying black housekeeper, a white family takes in her teenage mentally-slow son. The movie details the joys and conflicts the family faces as a result of their decision.