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The Angel Doll (2002)

 -  Drama  -  14 September 2002 (UK)
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The story of two small town boys from different sides of the tracks: 1950's childhood and self-redemption. Young "Whitey" Black (so called because of a tuft of blanched hair on the left ... See full summary »

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Betsy Brantley ...
Mary Barlow
Beatrice Bush ...
Pearl Cumberland
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Noah Roudabush
Gil Johnson ...
Jack Barlow
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Col. Brandeis
Cody Newton ...
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Little Jerry Barlow
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Fronia Black
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Adult Jerry Barlow
Nick Angel ...
Don Henderson Baker ...
Somber Man
Calleigh Crumpler ...
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Milkman Woodrow Jones
Christian Durango ...
Randy Clark
Cordereau Dye ...
Let Cumberland
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The story of two small town boys from different sides of the tracks: 1950's childhood and self-redemption. Young "Whitey" Black (so called because of a tuft of blanched hair on the left side of his head) lives in poverty with his single mother and ailing, four-year old sister, Sandy. Just across town, young Jerry Barlow lives the advantages of a middle class lifestyle with both parents and his younger brother. When mischief casts Whitey and Jerry into a shared paper route, Jerry quickly learns of Whitey's desire to buy his sister an angel doll for Christmas. Even though no such dolls exist in their hometown, Whitey, Jerry and a host of colorful characters set out in search of Sandy's gift. Along the way, reversals of fortune, theft, prejudice and, ultimately, the boy's friendship opens their eyes to the vastness of the small town around them. Written by trenton mcdevitt

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Rated PG for thematic elements and mild language | See all certifications »
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This was writer/ director Alexander "Sandy" Johnston's final project. See more »

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Must see, made a grown man cry.
21 June 2001 | by (Charleston, SC) – See all my reviews

I saw this at its "World Premier" at the Spoletto Arts Festival here in Charleston, SC. It was wonderful. The only criticism I have is that the two main boys acted a little too grown up. The movie flowed well and really sucked you in. It is definitely a great 2 hours spent well. Do yourself a favor and see it when you can.


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