We Were the Mulvaneys (2002)

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Based on the novel by the same name, We Were the Mulvaneys is a sensitive portrayal of one family's journey as they face conflict, fear, tragedy and ultimately, themselves.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Mulvaney, Sr.
Corinne Mulvaney
Marianne Mulvaney
Judd Mulvaney, Narrator (as Thomas Guiry)
Patrick Mulvaney
Mike Mulvaney Jr.
Zachary Lundt
Dr. Witt
Trish La Porte
Abe Love
Mort Lundt
Ray Pringle
Chris Sigurdson ...
Deputy Harris (as Christopher Sigurdson)
Muriel Hogue ...
Lydia Bethune
Robert Huculak ...
Coach Hanson


Based on the novel by the same name, We Were the Mulvaneys is a sensitive portrayal of one family's journey as they face conflict, fear, tragedy and ultimately, themselves.

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Family was everything. Until everything fell apart.



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'We were the Mulvanneys'
24 May 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

'We were the Mulvanney's is one of the most powerful films about the family I have ever seen. It is brilliant especially seen through the eyes of the the teenage youngest of four, his helplessness and yet his belief in his siblings, most of all his love for them. It is a measure for all families who downward spiral, one that is left unchecked by so called parents. The central characters have intelligence, and above all love. Familys are important and this film seeks to warn the viewer of great emotional losses that can be avoided. However, it takes more than one family member to be positive to redress the problems some parents find unsolvable. Joyce Kelly.

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