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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
Chris Sigurdson ...
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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Above average TV movie
8 June 2008 | by (http://atheism.community.officelive.com/quotes.aspx) – See all my reviews

It might be difficult for the younger generations to understand the progression of this movie's plot. We know now that women have rights, too, that they are sometimes violated against their will, and that hidden secrets have a way of coming out against our will.

But people just a few decades ago did not know that. Just three decades ago, a women was presumed to have invited a man to have sex with her if she cried rape. Sexual abuses were hushed, pregnant girls sent away in group homes.

I suspect that women from past eras will find this film provoking, and the younger ones will do well to see how much progress has been achieved since. We still have a long way to go, of course.


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