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The Face on the Milk Carton (1995)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  24 May 1995 (USA)
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A girl happens to look down at a milk carton one day and she sees herself on the back! Her life gets more stressful as she tries to hide the secret from her parents who she knows couldn't ... See full summary »

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Jennifer Sands / Janie Jessmon
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Sada Sands
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Frank Jessmon
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Miranda Jessmon
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Jodie Sands
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A girl happens to look down at a milk carton one day and she sees herself on the back! Her life gets more stressful as she tries to hide the secret from her parents who she knows couldn't have kidnapped her. Written by Katie <Katie185@aol.com>

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Jennifer's full name is Jennifer Marguerite Sands. See more »

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Stephen Sands: You're going back to the Jessmons?
Janie Jessmon: I don't have a home there anymore. I don't have a home anywhere. It's like I can't go back and I can't go forward. Do you ever feel like that?
Stephen Sands: All the time.
Janie Jessmon: I'm sorry I'm not the sister you wanted.
Stephen Sands: No. You are. It was me. I-I was the one that lost you.
Janie Jessmon: What?
Stephen Sands: I was supposed to hold your hand that day, the day you got kidnapped, and... all I did was push you down... and walk away. And when I looked back... you were gone.
Janie Jessmon: Stephen... Stephen, you were five years ...
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An Embarrassment....
28 July 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

When they played The Face on the Milk Carrton on TV I was rather excited, reading the books and all. But I saw an awfully done job. First of all, all of the names were changed, from the original book version, which I hate.

Second, many key parts were cut from the book. Another thing is, they combined Book One and Two together, (Book two, being in the lat hour of the film)which I think ruins the series. The acting was fine however. The direction and visuals were fine, but still, I have never seen a more poor adaption than this. I could do better than that with two-three hours. Not to mention I wouldn't combine Books One and Two together, crammed into a two hour movie.

Read the books they are so much better


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