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Courage (1986)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  24 September 1986 (USA)
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A mother in Queens, New York, outraged when she discovers that her son is a drug addict, becomes an undercover agent for the DEA to clean up the drug trade in her neighborhood. Based on a true story.

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Marianna Miraldo
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Bobby Jay
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Nick Miraldo
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Pete Solto
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Eppy Lucido
José Pérez ...
Jose Morales
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Gabriella Estrada
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Frankie Ce De Baca
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John Fosh
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Tony Miraldo
Michael Galardi ...
Joey Miraldo
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Rita Ce De Baca
Muget Moreau ...
Jacqueline Fosh
Franco Freda ...
Henri De Salles
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A mother in Queens, New York, is so angered when she discovers that her son is a drug addict that she becomes an undercover agent for the DEA to clean up the drug trade in her neighborhood. Based on a true story. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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One woman's crusade to save her son's life.

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Great drama
16 April 2004 | by (Stockholm, Sweden) – See all my reviews

Based on a true story and what a story that is!

Sophia Loren stars as the mother in a family of four. One of her two sons are a drug addict -more and more Loren is drawn into a world completely different from what she known. Suddenly she is in the middle of the drug trade in New York. Loren acts beautifully and believable and together with a great supporting cast with actors as Hector Elizondo "Courage" comes out as a very realistic drama. Director Kagan handles the story with respect. As it is a true story it also should be this way, and in the end "Courage" is a great drama about courage, a drama about an ordinary family caught up in a grim reality.

Great acting, great story. Recommended!


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