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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
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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
Steven Anderson ...
Doctor
Doug Caputo ...
Steve
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Ben Corbin
Carmen Fournier ...
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Dave
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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Hey Theo
20 June 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is more for Theo Robertson - but it can be for anyone with a similar viewpoint. Therapy CAN change an abusive person IF they decide they want to change. I am proof! I went into group therapy because I thought I had "a problem with my anger". I saw a lot of parallels between myself and Paul Hegstrom. I wasn't nearly as abusive, but I had the same type of characteristics, right up to the point of telling the counselor that I had "an anger problem", pretty much like Paul Hegstrom did. Just like he, himself, I learned that I had been taught that behavior, that's where it started. Knowing exactly what the problem was gave me a starting point to change it! Just like he did. The movie's excellent and I was blown away by John Ritter's portrayal. At first I didn't even believe it WAS him because I've never seen him play anything other than a humorous character. The movie's excellent!


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