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Profoundly Normal (2003)

Kirstie Alley and Delroy Lindo star in this inspiring DRAMA based on the true story of two mentally challenged childhood friends who, despite their limitations, find love and family life in... See full summary »

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Donna Lee Shelby Thornton
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Ricardo Thornton
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Charlotte Johnson
Kevin Duhaney ...
Ricky
Catherine Fitch ...
Margaret
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Donna as Teen
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Margaret as Teen
Terence Mathews ...
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Gary Wilson ...
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Anastasia Hill ...
Earline
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Bruce
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Dr. Maswell
Victoria Adilman ...
Dr. Aoki
Neville Edwards ...
Garmin Watkins
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Kirstie Alley and Delroy Lindo star in this inspiring DRAMA based on the true story of two mentally challenged childhood friends who, despite their limitations, find love and family life in the "normal" world. After their Forest Haven institution is closed, Donna and Ricardo are sent to separate facilities. But their dreams of marriage and family fuel their determination to find each other again. Written by Anonymous

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The only thing they considered special...was their love.

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9 February 2003 (USA)  »

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Le droit à la différence  »

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1.33 : 1
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Oh my God!!!!!!!
17 February 2003 | by See all my reviews

I too had never considered Kirstie Alley a "real" actress. She is a very good comedian, but "Serious Actress" is not a description I would have ever used with her. . . .until I saw this movie. I was actually at work (at a sportsbar) when it came on. I was flipping through the channels looking for sports, when I stopped for a moment, and in that short moment I was amazed! I sat entranced for the next 2 hours (ignoring customers, and killing my tips), but it was worth it! Not since Sybill (with Sally Field in the 1970's) have I been so awe struck with the performances in a TV movie! Congrats to Kirstie Alley! You have proven yourself to be brilliant, talented, inspired, and most of all a "Serious Actress" on a par with the great film actresses of today!!!!!!


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