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A Call to Remember (1997)

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Her secret past holds the only hope for her family's future.

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Rated R for language and sexuality | See all certifications »
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30 August 1997 (USA)  »

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A Call to Remember- Dial Up for This One ****
22 November 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

To have lived through the Holocaust would provide never ending nightmares for anyone. Here is the story of a holocaust survivor who remarries and begins a new life in America only to discover years later that a son from her first marriage has survived and is being sent to rejoin her.

Could anyone ever imagine having to experience something like this? Blythe Danner gives a wonderful, outstanding performance as the mother and is ably supported by a terrific cast featuring Joe Montegena as her understanding husband.

The film not only depicts Danner's reaction to this miracle of the return of her son but how her "American" children feel about the sudden appearance of a long lost brother.

Naturally, we will all shudder when fate steps in and provides a cruel trick to Danner. How she gets through this and that Bar Mitzva scene at the end are reasons in itself to watch this powerful film.


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