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This Little Life (2003)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  19 March 2003 (UK)
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Sadie MacGregor
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Richie MacGregor
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Luke
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Glenda (as Sian Reeves)
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Alan
Corinne S. Carter ...
Midwife
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Doctor at Birth
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Gerry Hinks ...
Richie's Father
Judi Jones ...
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Caroline O'Neill ...
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Powerful film about the essence of life
21 January 2004 | by See all my reviews

I know many of you would describe this as a tearjerker, which is probably what you'll see if you don't watch closely.

To me, this film is about the essence of life, of human relationships. A child is born prematurely, and although the parents are told not to set their hopes too high, they instinctively love the child. They can't touch it, only see it, but they are bonding. Their souls connect.

On the surface, this is a tragic story. If you look closer, there is a philosophical message to it. I see beauty in this film, the beauty of undying love between a mother and her child. Humans have this power for love, which makes all that is happening in the world a bit more bearable. Even the unthinkable...


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