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The Sweetest Gift (1998)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Family  -  12 March 1998 (USA)
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Two neighboring families in Florida, one black (headed by Diahann Carroll) and one white (headed by Helen Shaver), struggle with the problems of race, poverty, prejudice, and absent fathers... See full summary »

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Two neighboring families in Florida, one black (headed by Diahann Carroll) and one white (headed by Helen Shaver), struggle with the problems of race, poverty, prejudice, and absent fathers, as their children become friends over the course of one summer and fall. Written by <troester@zedat.fu-berlin.de>

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"heartwarmer" with good acting and relentless compassion
12 January 2001 | by (Colorado) – See all my reviews

A sweet movie with enough grit to make it easy to swallow; even one of the goats is named "Sugar". Similar in tone and plot to "Down in the Delta". The actors inhabit their characters without self-consciousness. I'm a sucker for movies like this, and I thought the goats were delightful.


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