The supposed true story of Shirley MacClaine's experience with a spiritual awakening.
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1987  
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 nominations. See more awards »
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 Shirley MacLaine (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Gerry Stamford (2 episodes, 1987)
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 David Manning (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Bella Abzug (2 episodes, 1987)
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Shirley MacLaine plays herself in this TV mini-series based on her autobiographical best-seller which delves into her new age beliefs and its effects on her personal and public lives. John Heard portrays a composite role of her many spiritual and personal advisors. Written by Keath <keath@webtv.net>

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18 January 1987 (USA)  »

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Cita con los dioses  »

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Shirley MacLaine: I can't go to your event with you.
Bella Abzug: Why not?
Shirley MacLaine: Because I'm going to South America to look for extraterrestrials.
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Referenced in Seducing Spirits and Doctrines of Devils (1987) See more »

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Inspiring and thought provoking
19 February 2010 | by (caribbean) – See all my reviews

This film and Ms. MacLaine's humanitarian concerns were (at the risk of being ridiculed) an attempt to empower and enlighten us from the 20th century. To save us from ourselves and to remind us of our connections to one another. A true pioneer in an era lost to greed and capitalism. Philosophers as early as 300 BC understood the force of God in all of us. That goodness and love can overcome bad and evil. This film inspired me to look beyond the injustices I incurred as child. To look at the big picture and to understand that everything we do must be for the good of future generations. That mankind's journey and survival depends on a openness of mind and the foresight to stand together as one against all diversity even at the risk of being ridiculed and dangling "out on a limb".


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