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Message to My Daughter (1973)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  12 December 1973 (USA)
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A confused teenager discovers a stack of tapes recorded years earlier by her dying mother.

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A confused teenager discovers a stack of tapes recorded years earlier by her dying mother.

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tearjerker
17 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie years ago before i had my first daughter, i have two now that are almost thirty.It touch me so deeply that i swore if i ever had a daughter and knew my time to die was near that this was the most clever way to bond with her. It made me cry a lot. Well the daughters name was Maranda and that's my second daughters name.Over the years i've never heard a name even close other than the miranda rights. My daughter hated the name because no one else had it. But now through the 90's its appearing even in movie stars. So to the writer thank you for writing a movie that i will never forget and I'm 50yrs. young and for helping me name my daughter.I'm searching for a copy so she can see it too. The message was very clear and the movie well written. Its sad that movies these days aren't as powerful in showing true love and this one.


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