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In a Child's Name (1991)

Not Rated | | Drama, Thriller | TV Movie 17 November 1991
A true story about a woman who fights her brother-in-law's parents for custody of her deceased sister's baby upon learning that her brother-in-law murdered her sister.

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Angela Silvano Cimarelli
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Kenneth Taylor
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Lt. Robert Fausak
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Zach Taylor
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Joe Silvano
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Janice Miller
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Jerry Cimarelli
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Frances Silvano
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Peter Chappell
Karla Tamburrelli ...
Teresa Silvano Taylor
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Andrew Silvano
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Malinouski
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Jean Taylor
Nancy McLoughlin ...
Marilyn Taylor
Eric Tilley ...
Tom Taylor
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A true story about a woman who fights her brother-in-law's parents for custody of her deceased sister's baby upon learning that her brother-in-law murdered her sister.

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Drama | Thriller

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17 November 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Der Taylor-Mord - Kampf um ein Kind  »

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Theresa's sister's name was Celeste (nee Benigno) White. Her husband was named Jefferson(Jeff) White. The child was Phillip Andrew Taylor until his adoption when he took the surname White. See more »

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Hissing The Bad Guy
26 November 2001 | by (Chicago, USA) – See all my reviews

Michael Ontkean ("The Rookies") reeks with evil as a wife abuser who kills his third wife, then attempts to thwart the efforts of his sister-in-law to gain custody of her late sister's baby. Valerie Bertinelli ("One Day At A Time") plays the sister-in-law who's determined to not to let her nephew be raised by the murderer's family. She's able to get her brother-in-law put behind bars for murder, but she and her family are taken for a roller-coaster ride as they go through one legal battle after the next for custody of the baby. You'll be rooting for Bertinelli to win all the way. Louise Fletcher also turns in a good performance as Ontkean's rigid mother.


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