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A Simple Twist of Fate (1994)

 -  Drama | Comedy  -  2 September 1994 (USA)
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His life was emotionally closed off from the world, until an orphaned baby showed up at his house.

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Michael McCann is a man who feels totally betrayed by the world, after his wife revealed to him that their child was not his. A few years after his break-up we find him living alone in a small town. But, everything in his miserable life changes when he adopts a little girl whose mother died outside his house. After several years, the real father returns to claim the girl from Michael, thinking that she will be an advantage for his political career. Written by Chris Makrozahopoulos <makzax@hotmail.com>

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A twist of fate brought them something wonderful... Each other!

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Drama | Comedy

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Rated PG-13 for a drug-related situation | See all certifications »

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$3,428,774 (USA)
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A potentially real (not 555 prefix) phone number with area code 910 was given in the movie. Not long after the movie was made, this area code was established for then central, now southeastern North Carolina. See more »

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Michael McCann: I was thinking I'd call her Mathilda
Mrs. Simon: I will give you the deed to my house not to call her that.
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Version of Silas Marner (1964) See more »

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I Need A New Lover Tonight
Written by Bobby Marsh and Jerry Marsh
Performed by Catch 22
Courtesy of Windswept Pacific Entertainment Co.
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The funny thing is
15 February 2003 | by (Goole, East Yorkshire, England) – See all my reviews

It was only by a simple twist of fate that i saw this film, that twist being that there was nothing else worth watching on tv last night, and so i tuned in and watched this film, and really enjoyed it. Like so many people have commented, it is a nice change to see S M doing drama, i found that he added some very comical moments to the film (the weather ballon scene). This is a touching story that makes you happy. aaaawwwwwwwwww, sniff***sniff****


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