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Rockabye (1986)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  12 January 1986 (USA)
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A distraught mother (Valerie Bertinelli) and a tabloid reporter (Rachel Ticotin) search for the woman's son, who was kidnapped by a black market baby ring.

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A distraught mother (Valerie Bertinelli) and a tabloid reporter (Rachel Ticotin) search for the woman's son, who was kidnapped by a black market baby ring.

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A well-rounded and most enjoyable suspense film!
25 March 1999 | by (Pretoria, South Africa) – See all my reviews

I enjoyed this movie very much. The plot, about a mother's attempts to recover her kidnapped child, could have descended into unnecessary sentimentality, but did not. The movie was dramatic and suspense-filled and the characters where human and believable. Good escapist viewing!


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