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Damaged Care (2002)

PG | | Drama | TV Movie 26 May 2002
Anesthesist Doug Peeno hopes to pay for the legal costs of preventing his son Bryan being left in his first wife's bad custody with he proceeds of his present wife Linda's new job. She's ... See full summary »

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Linda Peeno
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Doug Peeno (as James LeGros)
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Cheryl Griffith
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Dawn Dubose
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Dr. Avery Principle
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Bryanna (15-20 years)
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Ted Leopold
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Andrew McCullough
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Paul Sheinberg
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Craig J. Trigoboff
Larry Musser ...
Glenn J. Waldman
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Bryan Peeno
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Tasha Peeno
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Anesthesist Doug Peeno hopes to pay for the legal costs of preventing his son Bryan being left in his first wife's bad custody with he proceeds of his present wife Linda's new job. She's the first graduate in her family and eagerly accepted a posting as medical officer in a coldly-greedy medical insurance company. Bening confronted with the medically unacceptable consequences of technically denied treatments, she rebels and finds even payments she approved were often withheld anyway. Written by KGF Vissers

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Rated PG for thematic elements and brief language | See all certifications »
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Excellent Performance
30 June 2002 | by (Phoenix, Arizona) – See all my reviews

This is one movie that is in the range of HBO's 'WIT', or 'And the Band Played On.' Showtime has done a very wonderful, and extremely honest play on Linda Peeno, backed by a very good cast she puts on an act that makes you really feel that she is a woman torn by ethics and family and career. Like the other films mentioned this is not only a wonderful play, but a commentary on the state in which we live in as a society. This film make you think that would you do the same, have the same convictions to do what is right. This is a Emmy contender. Too bad it cannot be an Oscar nominated movie. Watch this movie, and bring your friends to see this. Bring Grandma, she would like it too.


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