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Family of Strangers (1993)

Julie must disclose her family's medical history before undergoing major surgery, but when she questions her family, she discovers that she was adopted and later, that her conception was the product of a rape.

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Martha Gibson ...
Sue
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Del
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Tim
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Sam
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Megan (as Ashley Rogers)
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John Shaw ...
Bill Curtis
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Wayne Anderson
Mel Ryane ...
Dr. Fowler (as Melody Ryane)
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While researching her family history for a much needed operation, Julie learns that she is in fact adopted. She then goes on a search to find her real birth parents. Written by Christina Marie <catherineblack@geocities.com>

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21 February 1993 (USA)  »

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De parents inconnus  »

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The positioning of the yearbook class photos of young Jake and young Tim differs from shot to shot. When Julie first flips through the 1965 school yearbook in the library, Tim's photo can be seen in the middle of the second row on the left hand page, and Jake's in the fourth row left of the same page (Tim's picture can also been seen on another page that also displays Del's photo). Later, when Beth goes through the yearbook and flashes back to the night of the dance, Tim's photo is shown in the left hand side of the left row, Jake's on the right-hand page in the middle of the second row. See more »

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Hey Paula
Written by Ray Hildebrand
Copywrite Speckle Music/Lew-Bob Songs (BMI)
Performed by Paul and Paula (as Paul & Paula)
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Could be so much better
6 February 2004 | by See all my reviews

This movie is horrible. However, there is potential of it actually being good. The basic plot is interesting, but it's really messy and could use some cleaning up. As well, the acting is horrible, but I'm not sure I'd blame it on the actors. I think it's the script that throws them off. There's also quite a few flashback scenes which are almost impossible to sit through, a kid could make them look better! I think the director was trying to make it dramatic and artistic, but it comes out as hard to follow and just plain brutal. It's too bad, with some help, this movie could really be pretty decent. But in the state it's in, it only gets 2 stars (out of five)...even then I'm probably being too generous.


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