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Strange Relations (2001)
"My Beautiful Son" (original title)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  Drama, Comedy  |  31 March 2002 (USA)
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Jerry Lipman
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Ellen (as Amber Rose Sealey)
Lachele Carl ...
Sharna
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Howard
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Oncologist
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Esther Lipman
Nicola Barnfield ...
Gwen
Mary Cunningham ...
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Sheila Fitzpatrick
Amy Robbins ...
Maureen
Gregory Fossard ...
Antony
Rowan Humphries ...
Emma
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Frank
Suzanne Hitchmough ...
Mavis
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Jerry is a successful New York psychiatrist who is diagnosed with leukemia. When he tells his mother, she reveals that Jerry was adopted from a young Catholic girl called Sheila in Liverpool, England. Jerry's desperation for a bone-marrow transplant leads him to working-class Liverpool to find his mother and see if he has any siblings. Along the way, he finds out more about himself than he knew. Written by beingbettedavis

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Rated R for language, sexuality and some drug content
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Jerry Lipman: Toxteth, mother. Tox-teth. Yeah, sort of a combination of the words "toxic" and "death".
Esther Lipman: So it's a slum?
Jerry Lipman: It aspires to be a slum.
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A man discovers the world and himself just in time
28 March 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

See this beautiful, loving drama. Every character a gem. A super script. Rich and excellent acting. Laugh, love, cry. This is what it's all about. Movies can enlighten us and release us. Sometimes they actually do.


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