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My Sister's Keeper (2002)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  27 January 2002 (USA)
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Two sisters take a journey of discovery and reconciliation based on the memoirs of Margaret Moorman. Christine has been diagnosed with schizophrenia and must rely on others for support even... See full summary »

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Christine Chapman
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Harvey
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Mona
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Helen Margaret Chapman
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Grace (as Ann Cusak)
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Leon
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Two sisters take a journey of discovery and reconciliation based on the memoirs of Margaret Moorman. Christine has been diagnosed with schizophrenia and must rely on others for support even though she longs for and independent and ordinary life. When her mother dies, her sister Judy becomes responsible for her care. The two are left to face the struggles of finding common ground.

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Growing apart. Growing together. Sisters are forever.

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Hallmark Hall of Fame: My Sister's Keeper (#51.3)  »

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The family name "Chapman" was inspired by the real last name of a good friend of the woman who Christine Chapman was based on. See more »

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An Outstanding Hallmark Production!
30 January 2002 | by (Hannibal, Missouri) – See all my reviews

Is it surprising that Hallmark would put out anything less than excellent? And is it surprising that Kathy Bates would pull off another Oscar-Winning performance?

Kathy Bates stars as a woman diagnosed at age 16 with a schizo-effective disorder. Trying to go about a normal life is difficult for her. Elizabeth Perkins plays her younger sister, trying to lead a normal life but has always felt an obligation towards her sister. On top of this, Perkins' character finds that trying to carry on a romance is very difficult, in light of her sister's needs.

This is definitely a must-see movie! Then again, with Kathy Bates and Hallmark teamed together, how can one go wrong????


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