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An Unexpected Life (1998)

TV Movie  |  PG  |   |  Drama  |  24 June 1998 (USA)
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Matt Whitney: Do we have to go to school?
Barbara Whitney: Yes.
Matt Whitney: Why?
Barbara Whitney: Because I went to school.
Matt Whitney: That's a stupid reason.
Barbara Whitney: One of many you'll come across as you'll grow up.
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As You'd Expect From A TVM
19 August 2005 | by (Isle Of Bute , Scotland) – See all my reviews

This is a sequel to a previous made for television movie ? What you mean producers of TVMs are trying to beat Hollywood at its own game by making sequels ? I fail to see the logic in this since franchise movies are entirely down to money . Having said that it would explain why I felt that AN UNEXPECTED LIFE was underdeveloped where characterisation was concerned . Who are these people ? Why are they so upset about grandma coming to stay ? and so on

It's strange but AN UNEXPECTED LIFE feels like it's a sequel to every TVM ever made , or not so much a sequel more a remake . Is there a scene where a sibling feels rejected about a new arrival ? Yes . Is there a weepy court scene involving children ? Yes . Is there a scene where a grown up has angry words with a parent ? Yes . Is everybody going to love one another at the end ? Yes . Will DVD rentals increase when this type of movie is shown on network ? YES YES YES YES


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