Family of Strangers (1993)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  21 February 1993 (USA)
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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Beth Thompson
Martha Gibson ...
Ashleigh Aston Moore ...
Megan (as Ashley Rogers)
John Shaw ...
Bill Curtis
Stephen Dimopoulos ...
Wayne Anderson
Mel Ryane ...
Dr. Fowler (as Melody Ryane)
Michael Gabriel ...
Young Tim
Dax Belanger ...
Young Matthew
Young Del


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 <>

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21 February 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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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A very moving story
23 October 2000 | by (Ile-de-France / Paris Region, France) – See all my reviews

Seen quite frequently on French TV, I enjoy watching this film. The plot is well done, the acting a pleasure to watch; especially for the girl's mother and the final dénouement not bad at all. The only thing I regret is the picture quality which is not up to scratch.

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