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A Simple Twist of Fate (1994)

PG-13 | | Drama, Comedy | 2 September 1994 (USA)
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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Rated PG-13 for a drug-related situation | See all certifications »

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$3,428,774
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When Tanny gives the envelope of money to Marsha, he wakes her by saying "Pennies from Heaven!". In 1981 Steve Martin starred in the movie Pennies From Heaven as a man who has an illicit affair with a woman, resulting in a child. See more »

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The shadow of a boom mic is visible above Mathilda's mom, when Mathilda begins to cry. See more »

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Judge Marcus: All Rise!
Judge Marcus: To hell with that, let's go!
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Version of Silas Marner (1916) See more »

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Matilda, Matilda!
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A Good Adaptation of "Silas Marner"
28 October 2003 | by See all my reviews

I missed the first two or three minutes that would have included the credits and so did not realize that I would be watching George Eliot's moving novel. Although the movie was thoroughly modernized it took very little time for me to realize what I was watching. -- Much to my surprise and delight. I felt that George Eliot would have loved this movie. I give it a strong recommendation if you have read "Silas Marner". Those who have not, though, may find it contrived.


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