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Sunshine (1973)

A young woman living in the woods with her husband, a struggling musician, and her daughter discover she has terminal cancer. She begins to tape-record a journal of the time she has left.

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Weaver
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Jill Hayden (as Sydney Green Bush)
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A young woman living in the woods with her husband, a struggling musician, and her daughter discover she has terminal cancer. She begins to tape-record a journal of the time she has left. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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The tender story of a girl's determination to fill her life with sunshine... for as long as she lives. See more »

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9 November 1973 (USA)  »

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Sunshine - aurinkoni  »

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The 1973 film featured seven songs written (or co-written) by John Denver, including the song "Sunshine on my Shoulders" for which the film is named. In 1974 Denver released "Back Home Again", and he tips his hat to the film with a reference in the third verse: "And your mother called last Friday, Sunshine made her cry" See more »

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Followed by Sunshine Christmas (1977) See more »

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Put Your Hand In The Hand
by Gene MacLellan (as Gene MacLellan)
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26 April 2004 | by See all my reviews

I also saw Sunshine only once, in the early 70's, and was deeply affected by it. I remember the movie as very simple, but very powerful. The night I saw it was without doubt the MOST memorable night of my life. I say that because at that age (18) all things seemed possible, and the movie allowed me to express emotions and feeling that had been in the back of my mind for years. Feelings like love, unadulterated by the pressures of society. I'm 30 years older now and it amazes me that even today I hold the memories dear. I've been lately thinking About my life's time All the things I've done And how it's been And so I found this message board. Mike


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