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Unforgivable (1996)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  30 April 1996 (USA)
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John Ritter plays a family man who puts his wife through domestic violence and his children through emotional torture. After leaving his family and almost killing his new girlfriend in one ... See full summary »

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Paul Hegstrom
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Judy Hegstrom
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Milton 'Milt' Stella
Susan Gibney ...
Beth French
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Tammy (as Gina Phillips)
Mariangela Pino ...
Helen Jessup, M.D.
Aaron Leigh ...
Jeff Hegstrom
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Heidi Hegstrom
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Spider
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Doctor
Doug Caputo ...
Steve
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Ben Corbin
Carmen Fournier ...
Patrolman #2
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Curley Green ...
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John Ritter plays a family man who puts his wife through domestic violence and his children through emotional torture. After leaving his family and almost killing his new girlfriend in one of his rages, he is ordered to seek professional help through an innovative therapy program or go to jail. Written by Cris Marion

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Paul Hegstrom: Judy, what's wrong?
Judy Hegstrom: What's wrong? You abused me for 15 years!
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This is a treasure that sadly, many may never unearth
22 April 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie should not be viewed from the perspective of entertainment. It is truly a treasure tool that many may never unearth if they are only wanting to be entertained. If you look at for its acting merits or production qualities only you will miss the message that it has for trouble people. It is a true story based on the life of Paul Hegstrom. Its very difficult to think that someone could really live a life such as his. But, the truth is that there are millions of people in our world struggling with their abusive behavior not even recognizing it as such. They have not known where or how to get help. Paul Hegstrom's life did not end with this movie. After remarrying his wife Judy, they went on to build a ministry called Life Skills International based in Denver, CO. They have helped huge numbers of couples restore their marriages. His work has saved many womens lives from the abuse of their partners and he has defined abuse in terms that brings healing to troubled marriages. I know because I have just experienced a week at Life Skills, have just viewed this movie and it has been life changing!


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