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In a Child's Name (1991)

TV Movie  |  Not Rated  |   |  Drama, Thriller  |  17 November 1991 (USA)
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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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Angela Silvano Cimarelli
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Kenneth Taylor
Timothy Carhart ...
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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17 November 1991 (USA)  »

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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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very good
15 August 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a very engrossing TV movie, well worth watching. The performances are uniformly good. This movie also contains, in my opinion, one of the best scenes ever seen on television. Not to give anything away, I'll just say watch when the girl's parents go to bed in her house! Absolutely sensational.

It's interesting that actors who used to be known as "good guys" like Gregory Harrison and Michael Ontkean (who is one of the stars of this film) go on in the next part of their careers to play sleazes. Guess it's their good looks, but Ontkean is very good as the husband.

I also liked the Italian background present in the film - and the grandfather's reaction to Ontkean!


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