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A Mother's Prayer (1995)

TV Movie  |  PG-13  |   |  Drama  |  25 May 1995 (USA)
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Rosemary Holmstrom is struggling to bring up her son following the death of her husband. When she is diagnosed with AIDS, at first she refuses to believe it, but soon turns her attentions ... See full summary »

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Rosemary Holmstrom is struggling to bring up her son following the death of her husband. When she is diagnosed with AIDS, at first she refuses to believe it, but soon turns her attentions to the problem of what will happen to her son when she dies. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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Stereotypical Lifetime movie
18 March 2001 | by (WA) – See all my reviews

I caught about half of this one when it was playing on my TV set when I woke up one Saturday morning. I hate waking up to Lifetime TV movies, but I suppose this one wasn't quite as bad as some of them.

Linda Hamilton play Rosemary, a single mother with AIDS who must give up her son, TJ(Noah Fliess, who always pops up in movies to play some "angst-ridden," "troubled" son). Rosmeary does find a very nice couple, the Walkers, who are more than willing to adopt TJ. Rosemary also battles her AIDS, which makes her weaker with each day. Also weakening is her relationship with TJ, whom, according to saintly Mrs. Walker, is just arguing with Rosemary to make the final separation process easier. But Rosemary finds it hard to accept this. I can't really blame her, either. TJ is rather difficult. He pretends not to know Rosemary when she picks him up from school with her hair done in a perm. " You look line an old curly Sue," shouts TJ, and runs on home ahead of Rosemary, who instead of asking TJ what he's even talking about(I assumed he meant an adult version of that bratty "Curly Sue" movie character, but I don't know) , just feels said. And her emotions just continue to get the worst of her, after TJ gets angry at her on Mother's Day because Rosemary had done some story for the _New York Daily News_ about them and makes her give the Mother's Day card he bought for her BACK! The brat.

I am to assume that Rosemary and TJ get things all worked out in the end, before Rosemary, well... but sadly I was not able to finish this film, because somebody in my family turned the channel. I wasn't exactly in tears, but I suppose I might watch it again, since it had some moments.


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