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Riding the Bus with My Sister (2005)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  1 May 2005 (USA)
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A woman spends time with her developmental disabled sister after the death of their father.

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Beth Simon
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Rachel Simon
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Jesse
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Rick
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Valerie
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Sam
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Bobby
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Estella
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Olivia
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Vera
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Henry
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Vijay Mehta ...
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A woman spends time with her developmental disabled sister after the death of their father.

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Hallmark Hall of Fame: Riding the Bus with My Sister (#54.3)  »

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When Beth and Rachel are grocery shopping, there are cans of soda in the shopping cart. Cut to the next scene when Rachel puts groceries into her trunk, there were no soda cans in the cart and none were put in the trunk before Rachel shut it and got into the car. See more »

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Beth Simon: You're the hippopotamus!
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Insightful, Entertaining and Moving
10 November 2007 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I thought this was a very touching and human story. I cannot even begin to comprehend why it has received such a poor rating on this site, but my family and I loved it and I would highly recommend it to anyone who enjoys decent and honest stories with very real, human characters and very insightful and at times confronting observations on life. I agree with the comment made by another user who thought that Rosie O'Donnell deserves an Oscar for her portrayal of Beth. This film made me laugh and cry! I thought it was simply wonderful and entirely endearing. Well done to everyone who created it and love to the real people behind its characters :)


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