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Ordinary Miracles (2005)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  2005 (USA)
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Judge Kay Woodbury
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Sally Powell
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Jim Powell
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Miranda Powell
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David Woodbury
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Pete Smalling
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Claire
Jocko Marcellino ...
Billy O
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Millie Rayburn
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Michael Katsu
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Monica Tejada
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Danny Katsu (as Matthew Junmar)
Lon Sunders ...
Baliff
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Tom, Mr. Jensen
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Mrs. Jensen (as Mary Kowalski)
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[Sally has drinken too much wine and is buzzed. Kay comes outside to her]
Sally Powell: I'm so dizzy.
Judge Kay Woodbury: Yeah, I can smell how dizzy you are.
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Written and Performed by Joe Lervold
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A fine family movie with great performances
5 April 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Recently broadcast for the first time on British TV, I was rather pleased with this film which simply details the trials and tribulations of growing up without stability in a family home. When Judge Kay Woodbury takes in troubled 16-year-old Sally Powell, they get off to a bad start, but gradually start to respect one another....

Young actress Lyndsy Fonseca is very convincing as Sally, an understandably angry (and also sad) teenager who finds it difficult to fit in. Jaclyn Smith also makes light of her role as caring Judge Woodbury, who apart for upholding the law, is a woman who leads a solitary existence....

Ordinary Miracles is not a unique story in any way, but the taut direction and beautiful settings make it more than just a typical television film. The attention to detail is immense, and viewers can certainly imagine the emotions of the characters. Great interaction between Jaclyn and C. Thomas Howell too, who portrays a seemingly ordinary man who must face up to his past. It was a pleasure to watch them together, and Jaclyn has certainly kept her beauty - hard to believe she was 57 at the time!

This is a fine film and certainly one of Jaclyn's best TVMs in recent years (indeed, her first tele-movie since 2000's Navigating the Heart), even if the ending is pretty predictable. A good effort from all concerned.


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