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Karin Nichols
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Mel Nichols
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Larry Nichols
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Joan Nichols
Roger Wilson ...
Richie Valente
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Cheryl McMannis ...
Herself
Santos Morales ...
Enrique
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Danny
Kurek Ashley ...
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Harold Diamond ...
Judo Instructor
Francis Florio ...
Nursery Manager
Marty Schiff ...
Bus Driver
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A young blind woman struggles for independence.

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13 October 1986 (USA)  »

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Inspired by the lives of Cheryl McMannis and Joseph Nasser See more »

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Rock & Roll Days/Nights
Performed by Jim Wootten
Written by Dennis Sarokin
Produced by Bob Summers
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Extremely sensitive...and Justine is first-rate
11 May 2002 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Justine Bateman has not yet found her niche away from her TV-role as Mallory on the sitcom "Family Ties". A couple of movies and another bad series later and her career is still on the mend. However, while still on "Ties", she did this careful, absorbing telefilm about a young blind woman exerting her independence for the first time, moving out on her own and having her first intimate relationship. It's not as pat as one might think, thanks to smart writing, an efficient direction, and Bateman's lovely performance. Bateman isn't a charming, perky actress (like, say, Sandra Bullock), but she has an innate quality--a grounded, serious quality--that works well for a drama. She was OK as a bar-band rocker in "Satisfaction", but this movie captures a far less plastic personage and I was very impressed with her skills. *** from ****


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