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Moment of Truth: Why My Daughter? (1993)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  28 April 1993 (USA)
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Drama, based on a true story, about a teenage girl, Diana, who inadvertently is sucked into the world of prostitution by her boyfriend-turned-pimp, A.J., whom starts abusing her and ... See full summary »

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Gayle Moffitt
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Diana Moffitt
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Sergeant Jack Powell
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April
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A.J. Treece
Joseph Burke ...
Harry Moffitt
Louis A. Lotorto ...
Paul Moffitt
Lisa Sigell ...
Laurie
Michael Lucas ...
Brian
Jan Burrell ...
Susan Talgo
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Charlie
Andrea White ...
Randi
J.R. Knotts ...
Frank Nelson (as John 'JR' Knotts)
Vana O'Brien ...
Judge Turkell
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Doris Gilmore
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Drama, based on a true story, about a teenage girl, Diana, who inadvertently is sucked into the world of prostitution by her boyfriend-turned-pimp, A.J., whom starts abusing her and eventually murders her. In the aftermath of her death, her mother, Gayle, makes the crushing discovery of how the law views prostitutes (Diana's murder cause was listed as NHI, or "No Humans Involved"), plus the police is unable to charge A.J. with her murder due to a resulting lack of evidence. While working with police to land A.J. into prison on another related charge, Gayle meets another one of A.J. prostitutes, April, and begins learning things from her about A.J., plus helps her get out of the trade and back into her mother's arms. Written by lentzj1@tds.net

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Seule contre l'injustice  »

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A.J. Treece: [follows Diana who is on her way to April's] Hey, wait a second! Did you like it?
Diana Moffitt: What? The gift?
A.J. Treece: Yeah! I bet you look great in it.
Diana Moffitt: Yeah, I didn't try it on because I don't want it.
A.J. Treece: Oh, man, that really hurts.
Diana Moffitt: Don't tell me about what really hurts!
A.J. Treece: Listen, I know that what I did was the worst and I feel bad about happened. Would you stand still and let me apologize please? Listen to my New Years Resolutions. It will change all of my bad ways and I want to change. But I need you to help me. I am ...
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good movie
28 November 2003 | by (California) – See all my reviews

I just watched this movie on lifetime. I liked it alot. The movie looked liked it was made in the mid/late 80s. it was very sad though. its one of those movie's that leaves you feeling sad when its over. But, I do recomend this movie, if your a fan of lifetime type movies.


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