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For Hope (1996)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  17 November 1996 (USA)
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The life and death of a young woman who suffered from scleroderma, and how she and her family coped.

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Hope Altman
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Molly Altman
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David 'Dave' Altman
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Annie Altman
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Alan Altman
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Ken Altman
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Laura Altman
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Audrey Altman
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Jennifer
Babs Chula ...
Doctor (as Babz Chula)
Sharon Monsky ...
Herself
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Nurse Stark
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Mandy McKeen ...
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David Hurtubise ...
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The life and death of a young woman who suffered from scleroderma, and how she and her family coped.

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The film is based on the actual experiences of the director Bob Saget, whose sister Gay died 2 years after the diagnosis of scleroderma. See more »

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Written and Performed by Radiohead
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I watched my grandmother suffer through it for 11 yrs
10 October 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie hit very close to home. My grandmother died of this disease and it dragged her down for 11 long years of hell. In and out of the hospital. In 1988 when she was diagnosed, no one heard of the disease. When she died, she was at peace. It was hard watching her go through this. But 11 yrs of it. She held on as long as she could. Now I am trying to research myself on line to make sure it doesn't go further in the family. I've seen this moving a number of times and each time, I need my Kleenex. My boyfriend Tom never had the pleasure of meeting my grandmother, but I am waiting for this movie to come on again so he can see it with me. Until next time, hope everyone is well Diana from Bklyn, NY


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