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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 »

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

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Rated PG-13 for emotionally charged subject matter | See all certifications »
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25 May 1995 (USA)  »

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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.


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