Safe Haven

Synopsis: When a mysterious young woman named Katie appears in the small North Carolina town of Southport, her sudden arrival raises questions about her past. Beautiful yet self-effacing, Katie seems determined to avoid forming personal ties until a series of events draws her into two reluctant relationships: one with Alex, a widowed store owner with a kind heart and two young children; and another with her plainspoken single neighbor, Jo. Despite her reservations, Katie slowly begins to let down her guard, putting down roots in the close-knit community and becoming increasingly attached to Alex and his family. But even as Katie begins to fall in love, she struggles with the dark secret that still haunts and terrifies her . . . a past that set her on a fearful, shattering journey across the country, to the sheltered oasis of Southport. With Jo's empathic and stubborn support, Katie eventually realizes that she must choose between a life of transient safety and one of riskier rewards . . . and th
Director(s): Lasse Hallström
Production: Relativity Media
  3 wins & 7 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
115 min

OK, that is happy. I think you

just sold me on that. All right.

I can go get some samples of it.

I'm Lexie.

- OK, I'm Katie.

- Hi, Katie.

Thank you.

Lower on three. One, two, three.



I'll just... I'll grab the rest.

- What, you're still here?

- Mm-hm.

Let me, uh... let me check you out.

It's just that usually people

are just passing through, you know?

It's kind of a pit stop. Ten minutes

is usually enough. All right.

- I like it.

- Yeah?

Found it!

- Thank you.

- No, no, that's not for...

You're painting something?

Yeah, she needs to paint

her floors in her kitchen.

Ah, OK.

- Yeah, I can take them home?

- Yeah, yeah, take it home.

Pick out your color and we'll...

we'll order it up for you.

- Thank you.

- All right.

- Thanks, Lexie.

- All right, there you go.

- Rice. Ah, basmati, the king of rices.

- Yum.

Good catch.

- Light bulb, ding!

- Tuna.

- Tuna.

- Soap.

- Soap.

- And that'll be 18 even.

OK, thank you.

- All right, out of 20.

- Bag.

Two dollars is your change. We have

some books down here. They're free.

People just leave them

on vacation, so...


You can take a book.

All right. Well, thank you, Lexie.

- Thank you.

- Bye!

Grab a book.

- Yeah, they're really good books.

- How do you know?

- You didn't read any of them.



- Bye.

- You want me to go get Josh?

- Yeah, go grab Josh, will you?

- Josh!

- "The king of rices"? (LAUGHS)



- Hey, Maddie.

- Hey, Rhett.

- How are we doing?

- Hey, Bass.

Hey, are you OK?

- Yeah, I'm fine.

- Y'all looking for somebody?

Yeah, I sure am.

Got a white Honda Civic

parked in a handicapped space outside.

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Dana Stevens

Dana Stevens (born in Whittier, California) is a screenwriter and television writer/producer. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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