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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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Wonderful Movie
2 June 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a wonderful made for TV movie that I would highly recommend. It is a tearjerker, so be sure to have a box of Kleenex handy. All though it is long (four hours with commercials) it is worth watching every moment of it over and over again. Valerie Bertinelli's portrayal of a grieving sister is one that should have gotten her at least a nomination for an award, if not won it. The supporting cast is amazing in ever sense of the word as well. This movie cannot be truly appreciated unless you've seen it with your own two eyes. In A Child's Name manages to tap every emotion known to man--sadness, anger, fear and joy. It is certainly a movie that will instantly become a favorite. I am patiently awaiting its release on DVD (hopefully).


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