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Under the Piano (1996)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  October 1996 (UK)
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Franny Basilio
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Rosetta Basilio
Teresa Stratas ...
Regina Basilio
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Nick
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Mrs. Syms
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Dr. Harkness
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Hazel
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Nurse Thompson
Richard McMillan ...
Dr. Davison
Tara Macri ...
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Louisa Martin ...
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Simone Rosenberg ...
Young Violet
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An autistic child growing up in the 1940's and 50's with a mother who is bitter because her fear of success has denied to herself a possible career in opera. This anger translates into an over-protectiveness of her mentally ill daughter, even into the child's adulthood. But a loving sister, herself having an arm that is paralyzed, is a bastion against the limitations imposed by the mother and finally helps her sister to live a more full life. Written by BOB STEBBINS <stebinsbob@aol.com>

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What a gem!
10 May 1999 | by (Seattle, WA) – See all my reviews

I was channel surfing when I stumbled onto this little gem. I stopped because I recognized Megan Follows & I stayed. What a wonderful testimony of a sister's love!! It broke my heart at times. If you find this movie...watch it. And people thought Dustin Hoffman was good in RAINMAN! Megan is just as good!


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