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Within These Walls (2001)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  20 August 2001 (USA)
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Imprisoned after a drug arrest and bitter from a life marred by tragedy, Joan Thomas wants nothing to do with the world around her. But when a nun with a tragic past invites Joan to ... See full summary »

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Joan Thomas
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Sister Pauline Quinn
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Melinda Donovan (as Latanya Richardson)
Maria Herrera ...
Leda Cervantes
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Eliza
Lynne Adams
Tony Calabretta ...
Kelly
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Emily
Eve Crawford ...
Sister Katherine
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Eliza's Mother
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Tito
Alison Darcy ...
Miranda
Danette Mackay ...
Emily's Mother (as Danette MacKay)
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Imprisoned after a drug arrest and bitter from a life marred by tragedy, Joan Thomas wants nothing to do with the world around her. But when a nun with a tragic past invites Joan to participate in an inmate rehabilitation program-training dogs to care for the handicapped-she experiences the freeing power of unconditional love for the first time. Based on the story of Sister Pauline Quinn. Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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Hope lives in unlikely places.

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another inspirational movie that tugs you at the heart
30 June 2008 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

there are many underrated movies out there, and 'Within These Walls' is one of them. despite a previous comment about 'homophobia' and giving this film one star, this is a rather good movie to watch. a dramatic portrayal of the inside of a women's prison and the character transformations that occur through an inmate rehab program, that trains dogs to assist the handicapped.truly an inspirational movie about the power of a bond between animal and human and how it can have an impact on the human soul and spirit. it's a strong movie, based on the life of Pauline Quinn, a nun who came from an abusive past, who found hope and purpose through the love of a dog. the strength and determination of Sister Pauline Quinn and the success of the dog training program, helped turn some inmates' lives around, a great achievement.


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