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About Sarah (1998)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  4 October 1998 (USA)
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When the matriarch of the family suddenly dies, custody of a mentally retarded mother is inherited by her normal daughter.

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Mary Beth McCaffrey
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Sarah Elizabeth McCaffrey
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Lila Hollingsworth
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Grandma Rose McCaffrey
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Andrea J. Keating
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When the matriarch of the family suddenly dies, custody of a mentally retarded mother is inherited by her normal daughter.

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Another emotional, feel-good and heartfelt TV movie.
10 October 2014 | by (California, USA) – See all my reviews

This is a feel-good TV drama about a daughter who was given custody of her mentally-disabled mother after the matriarch of their family passes.

This movie generated some emotion for me as I watched the mother (Mary Steenburgen) being cared for by her daughter (Kellie Martin) and other relatives. It reminds me of the hurdles and obstacles a family goes through in life at times, and how sometimes sacrifices are made for the love of another. The acting by the cast of characters really delivered in making this movie heartfelt and believable.

I am not a real hardcore fan of drama, as the plots really go at a slow pace at times, as evident in this movie. However, overall, the heart-warming and courageous scenes about one's daughter care for her mother will sure move your heart and probably bring you some tears as well.

Grade B


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