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An American Daughter (2000)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  5 June 2000 (USA)
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A Senator's daughter seems to have a lock on a nomination as the US Surgeon General, until a background check reveals she once neglected to return a jury-duty notice. Then she makes a ... See full summary »

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A Senator's daughter seems to have a lock on a nomination as the US Surgeon General, until a background check reveals she once neglected to return a jury-duty notice. Then she makes a mistake in comments about her homemaker mother that leaves her open to a media blitz and her sure-fire nomination suddenly appears shaky. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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The original Broadway production of "An American Daughter" by Wendy Wasserstein opened on April 13, 1997 at the Cort Theatre and ran for 89 performances. Wendy Wasserstein also converted her stage play into a screenplay for this filmed production. See more »

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7 October 2003 | by (Mt Barker, South Australia) – See all my reviews

The writer was quite kind to the media; they are usually much, much worse. The film did portray well the horrid things that can happen when the media go to work. Excellent acting by nearly all involved. It's a morality play -- about the nasty media, not about the poor nominee who lost her jury duty notice!


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