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Taking Back My Life: The Nancy Ziegenmeyer Story (1992)

True story about a rape victim who took a stand that rape is never the victim's fault and inspired many other victims who felt shame about what had happened to them to speak out.

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Nancy Ziegenmeyer
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Steven Ziegenmeyer
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Nan Horvat
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Geneva Overholser
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Deanne
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Vicky Martin
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Joe Dorsey ...
Detective Roth
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Dr. Kees
Eric Ware ...
Bobby Lee Smith
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Les
Anthony Herrera ...
Owens
Grayson Fricke ...
Nick
Lonnie R. Smith Jr. ...
Blue Eyes
Kristen Ziegenmeyer ...
Sissy
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True story about a rape victim who took a stand that rape is never the victim's fault and inspired many other victims who felt shame about what had happened to them to speak out.

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15 March 1992 (USA)  »

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A Coragem de Uma Mulher  »

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Exceptional Movie a must see
17 June 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

WOW, what an exceptional movie this is. True story about a rape victim and the aftermath and how she becomes a strong advocate for rape victims. I have read the book (which is very good) and the movie follows the book fairly well. We understand that Nancy has her flaws, she had an affair before the rape but Nancy with her flaws is a strong woman in the end. The acting is great especially Patricia Wettig, by far her best performance. Great storytelling, great supporting actors, the movie moves a a good pace. My only disparaging thought about this movies was that it was a made for TV movie. Not enough people see this type of movie and its a story that needs to get out. If you get a chance to see this movie or read the book by all means do so.


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