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Abigail Tillerman
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Tales of a group of siblings who are forced to fend for themselves when they are abandoned by their mother in the parking lot of a shopping mall. They eventually meet their grandmother, a loner who is reluctant to take them in. Written by Callie

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Der lange Weg nach Hause  »

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Dicey is clearly wearing bright pink lipstick frequently in the film, although she is supposed to have only the clothes on her back. She also is suddenly wearing it in scenes where its unlikely: Such as when she is starving at Yale or when she is crying hysterically at Cousin Eunice's house. See more »

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Good Movie
25 November 2002 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I read the book in the beginning of the year, because a teacher recommended it to me. Later in the year we watched this in class. Wow all the people really looked like i thought they would. It was an amazing movie. But they edited out some good parts.


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