7.1/10
274
5 user 1 critic

A Mother's Prayer (1995)

PG-13 | | Drama | TV Movie 25 May 1995
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 »

Director:

Writer:

Reviews
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Go Toward the Light (TV Movie 1988)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A young couple faces the realities of life with their child who is diagnosed with AIDS.

Director: Mike Robe
Stars: Linda Hamilton, Piper Laurie, Joshua Harris
Silent Night (TV Movie 2002)
Biography | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Fact-based World War II story set on Christmas Eve, 1944, finds a German Mother and her son seeking refuge in a cabin on the war front. When she is invaded by three American soldiers and ... See full summary »

Director: Rodney Gibbons
Stars: Linda Hamilton, Matthew Harbour, Romano Orzari
Drama | Mystery | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

The ex-cop Tom Beckwith has just quit his police job in order to study psychology. But his professor, Lauren Porter, is more interested in his criminology abilities than in his progress in ... See full summary »

Director: David Madden
Stars: James Belushi, Linda Hamilton, Vera Miles
Silent Fall (1994)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

An autistic boy witnesses his parents' double murder. Richard Dreyfuss as a controversial therapist, seeks to probe the child's mind in order to solve the case.

Director: Bruce Beresford
Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Linda Hamilton, John Lithgow
Refuge IV (2010)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Amelia is on the run in the family RV, with husband Jack's body in the back and hostage Darryl at the wheel. Romance blossoms as Jack decomposes.

Director: Mark Medoff
Stars: Linda Hamilton, Chris Payne Gilbert, Lena Georgas
The Color of Courage (TV Movie 1998)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Based on the landmark civil rights case Sipes vs. McGhee, The Color of Courage chronicles the friendship between a white woman and a black woman whose family, the McGhees, has moved into a ... See full summary »

Director: Lee Rose
Stars: Linda Hamilton, Lynn Whitfield, Bruce Greenwood
The Lost Prince (TV Movie 2003)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The true story of the British royal prince locked away because of having epilepsy.

Director: Stephen Poliakoff
Stars: Daniel Williams, Matthew James Thomas, Brock Everitt-Elwick
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A father (Williams) suspects his son (Jackson) to be a murderer...or is he just paranoid and trying to cover up his own past which involves his wife being killed in a fire?

Director: Wayne Powers
Stars: Treat Williams, Linda Hamilton, Jonathan Jackson
The Boys of St. Vincent (TV Movie 1992)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The true story of boys being sexually abused at their orphanage ran by a religious community in Newfoundland.

Director: John N. Smith
Stars: Henry Czerny, Johnny Morina, Brian Dooley
Smile I (2005)
Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

High school student Katie signs up for a trip to China, where she meets Lin, who has a facial deformity that discourages her from ever showing her face, but her friendship with Katie helps her start to see life in a new way.

Director: Jeffrey Kramer
Stars: Mika Boorem, Yi Ding, Sean Astin
The Stone Boy (1984)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A Midwestern farm family faces major emotional adjustment after a tragedy results in the death of an older brother.

Director: Christopher Cain
Stars: Robert Duvall, Jason Presson, Glenn Close
On the Line (TV Movie 1997)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A female police detective tries to track down a gang of teenage bank robbers while dealing with sexual harassment on the job, and her troubled home life.

Director: Elodie Keene
Stars: Linda Hamilton, Jeff Fahey, Jay Acovone
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
John Walker
...
Sheila Walker
...
Deacon "Dede"
...
Ruby
...
Spence Walker
...
Val
...
Ruth
...
Dr. Kahn
Aaron Lustig ...
Dr. Shapiro
Jane Whitney ...
Jane Whitney
Nancy Cassaro ...
Sophia
...
Martha the Babysitter
...
Man at Social Services
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Let me have the time to find him a new home. Give me the strength to do what's right. And help me find the courage to say goodbye.

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for emotionally charged subject matter | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

25 May 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Difícil Escolha  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
a mothers prayer
10 February 2008 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

last night on the night of February 9th 2008 i watched a mothers prayer for the first time,i have never been so moved by a film before and to know that these situations did occur,it opened my eyes and i cried out loud,i am a gay man and i truly loved this film even though i watched 12 years after it was made,it is truly an inspiring film not only on the mothers part but the sons as well and it truly moved me i felt so bad for the mother knowing her child had to have another family before she died,once again it was a truly excellent film.I never had a film on the other hand to affect me so much as this one.The courage of this mother who was a good person should inspire all mothers to do their best for their children.


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?