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Writer (WGA):
Judd Klinger (written by)
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Release Date:
6 March 1994 (USA) See more »
He wasn't his son. He didn't care.
When a couple breaks up after four years together, the man is told that the son he has raised as his own isn't his biological one. He must fight to keep him. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Peter Strauss ... Larry McLinden

Rachel Ticotin ... Diane

Bob Dishy ... Glen Schwartz
Brenda Bazinet ... Mary
Jacob Zelik Penn ... Larry Jr.

Lynn Whitfield ... Bobbie Mallory

Susan Hogan ... Dr. Sandra Baldwin
Carolyn Dunn ... Nikki Amato
Patricia Gage ... Judge Lara Parkes

Mark Wilson ... Jay Kessler

Booth Savage ... David Meadows
Maia Filar ... Tina (11)

Tara Strong ... Tina (16) (as Tara Charendoff)
Gil Filar ... Andy (7)
Anthony Dean Rubes ... Doctor
Graham McPherson ... Tod Fuller
Elizabeth Lennie ... Social Worker
Marion Gilsenan ... Larry's Mother
Ian Neeson ... Larry's Father

Sherry Miller ... Linda

Victoria Snow ... Claudia

Janet Lo ... Gate Agent

Todd Schroeder ... Airport Guard (as Todd William Schroeder)

John Nelles ... Judge Smith
Maureen McRae ... Court Mediator

Ray Kahnert ... Priest

Michael Gencher ... Officer

Kevin Zegers ... Larry (1954)
George Cox ... Bailiff
Michelle Moffat ... Nurse #2 (as Michelle Moffett)
Jeffry Snape ... Clown
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Damir Andrei ... Ed Fields (as Damir Andre)

John Robinson ... Randy Holt

Suzanne Cyr ... Nurse (uncredited)

Directed by
Michael Dinner 
Writing credits
Judd Klinger (written by) (as Judson Klinger)

Produced by
Julian Marks .... producer
Original Music by
Johnny Harris 
Cinematography by
Rene Ohashi 
Film Editing by
Jim Stewart  (as James Austin Stewart)
Production Design by
Tony Hall 
Costume Design by
Marie-Sylvie Deveau 
Production Management
Dennis Chapman .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Alan Goluboff .... first assistant director
James Aubrey Smith .... third assistant director
Sound Department
George R. Groves Jr. .... re-recording mixer
Jeremy Hoenack .... re-recording mixer
Jeremy Hoenack .... supervising sound editor
Michael Payne .... sound editor
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Susan MacLeod .... wardrobe set supervisor
Sara Schilt .... assistant costume designer
Editorial Department
Warren Bowman .... assistant editor
Location Management
Mark Moore .... assistant location manager
Other crew
Mary Fraser .... production coordinator

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"The Larry McLinden Story" - USA (alternative title)
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90 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Four years after the film's release, main stars Peter Strauss and Rachel Ticotin married, on 31st December 1998.See more »


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9 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
Another family struggle, 20 May 2001
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Pretty sad story with the dad trying to gain custody of his youngest son. Later he finds out that the boy isn't really his, but he still fights for him. This is tough for the kid as he gets confused, and his mother gets married again and complicates matters. With such a title, it should be based on a true story. I hope the real Larry Jr. has come out from this ordeal, STRONG.

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