For the 1946 film starring Laraine Day, see The Locket. For the Farscape episode, see The Locket (Farscape episode).
The Locket (2002) is a Hallmark Hall of Fame psychological drama film starring Vanessa Redgrave. The movie is a screen adaptation of Richard Paul Evans' novel of the same name, adapted by Karen Arthur, and premiered on December 8, 2002 on CBS Television.
Esther (Redgrave) is a disillusioned and bitter nursing home resident who shares much with her attendant, Michael (Willett), in terms of personal sacrifices that they have both made. Esther also hides a dark secret. Michael has spent the last several years of his life looking after his cancer-stricken late mother and now faces rejection from his fiancee's father. Michael makes it his mission to improve the last years of Esther's life.