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We Were the Mulvaneys (2002)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  8 April 2002 (USA)
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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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Michael Mulvaney, Sr.
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Corinne Mulvaney
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Marianne Mulvaney
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Judd Mulvaney, Narrator (as Thomas Guiry)
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Patrick Mulvaney
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Mike Mulvaney Jr.
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Zachary Lundt
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Dr. Witt
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Trish La Porte
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Abe Love
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Mort Lundt
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Ray Pringle
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Deputy Harris (as Christopher Sigurdson)
Muriel Hogue ...
Lydia Bethune
Robert Huculak ...
Coach Hanson
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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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Family was everything. Until everything fell apart.

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Fodder for hanky wringers
20 March 2004 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

"We Were the Mulvaneys" tells of a nauseatingly, oh so perfect family not unlike "Father Knows Best" or "Ozzie and Harriet" who suffer a tragedy, a rape, which begins a chain of events resulting in the fission of the nuclear family. Pausing to dwell on the emoting while skipping through time for the rest of the story, everything which happens in this squeaky clean contrivance seems to be little more than an excuse for melodrama making this film just more low budget TV drama queen fodder for Lifetime channel hanky-wringers. Pretty awful stuff made for those who can swallow huge choking gulps of stereotypes, cliches, and melodrama. Recommended for soap opera fans and the like. You know who you are. (C+)


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