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An Unexpected Life (1998)

PG | | Drama | TV Movie 24 June 1998
A single woman has her idyllic life disrupted when she takes in orphans. But, soon she comes to depend on the sound of little feet and couldn't think of life without them.

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Camille
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Beverly Hawkins
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Charles
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Lucinda Sadwich
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Harry Weinstock (as Benjamin Ratner)
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A single woman has her idyllic life disrupted when she takes in orphans. But, soon she comes to depend on the sound of little feet and couldn't think of life without them.

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Drama

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24 June 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

For børnenes skyld  »

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1.33 : 1
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Quotes

Matt Whitney: You painted this?
Barbara Whitney: Yes.
Megan Whitney: What is it?
Matt Whitney: This Megan, is a million dollar painting.
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Connections

Follows An Unexpected Family (1996) See more »

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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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