After Jimmy (1996)

TV Movie  |  Drama  |  24 September 1996 (USA)
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Drama about a teenage boy's suicide.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Maggie Stapp
Sam Stapp
Jimmy Stapp
Rosie Stapp
Billy Stapp
Lydia (as Natalia Nogulich)
Dr. Darren Walters
Susan Johnson
Raye Birk ...
John Davies
Ray Johnson
Jeanne Mori ...


Drama about a teenage boy's suicide.

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Release Date:

24 September 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Depois de Jimmy  »

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When the Stapps first arrive home after Jimmy's suicide, Mrs. Stapp runs right inside the house & no one stops her. This would not be allowed, as it was still a crime scene. See more »


References Leave It to Beaver (1957) See more »

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Very realistic and heartfelt portrayal
5 August 2001 | by (CA) – See all my reviews

I don't have any qualms either with admitting that I cried like a baby during this film. Everything about it was so "real" that it seemed like the family had actually lost their son to that suicide. The part of the denying mother Maggie, and the family's suffering and healing was very genuine also. This was an excellent film on the subject. I've seen the '80s film "Silence of the Heart" about a teenaged boy's suicide, but it doesn't compare with this one. I liked it very much, but I don't think my eyes could handle a second viewing.

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