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A Host of Daffodils (2004)

 -  Drama | Short  -  31 October 2004 (USA)
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When a patriarch suffers a stroke, the family comes together and discovers their love for each other is greater than the differences that time, distance and religion have imposed.

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Kimi
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Johnnie
Edith Fields ...
Mary
Maurice Weiss ...
John Sr.
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Kelly
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Dr. Henry Richards
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Nurse Rosa
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Nurse Clara
Erin Johnson ...
Robbie
Leona Johnson ...
Johnnie's daughter
Ron Brooks ...
Orderly
Story Cunningham ...
Young Mary
Christian Gabrieli ...
Young John Sr. (as Christian Swanson)
Hayden Charles ...
Baby Johnnie
Grace Woodward ...
Young Kimi
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Kimi's father has suffered a stroke, affecting his ability to perform basic physical functions such as swallowing, breathing, and staying awake. The doctors have told the family only that his tests show a "mild stroke." Kimi's older brother, Johnnie, is on the phone asking his priest to come bless his father, John Sr. When their mother, Mary appears, Kimi goes to comfort her and is rejected. Kimi isn't surprised. Her mom has always been reserved around her. Kimi is distracted, too, by Johnnie's phone conversation. Johnnie converted to Catholicism when he married, but their father is Jewish. In fact, he is a Ph.D. in biology, an expert evolutionist and agnostic for much of his adulthood. Science was his religion. But in recent years he rediscovered his heritage. The siblings argue, and it is apparent they no longer share many common bonds. Their mother departs in tears. To capture the sense that John is aware of the goings on around him, "Host of Daffodils" is shot from his point of ... Written by Bob Tourtellotte

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When tragedy strikes, differences dissolve and all that's left is love

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Drama | Short

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