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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.
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Currently The Summer of Ben Tyler is available for streaming online, rent, buy or watch for free on: Hallmark Movies, Hallmark Movies Now Amazon Channel, DIRECTV
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The Summer of Ben Tyler is a 1996 Hallmark Hall of Fame made-for-television comedy-drama film directed by Arthur Allan Seidelman and starring James Woods, Elizabeth McGovern, and Len Cariou.