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Shania: A Life in Eight Albums (2005)

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Subtitled, "A Life In Eight Albums", "Shania" is the story of the early years of struggle and triumph of music sensation Shania Twain.

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Eilleen 13-16 yrs. (as Shenae Grimes)
Reva Timbers ...
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Sharon Twain
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Jerry Twain
Lynne Cormack ...
Mary Baily
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John Kim Bell
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Greey Twain
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Jill, 13-24 yrs.
Caroline Sura ...
Carrie Anne 10-13 yrs.
Courtenay Betts ...
Carrie Anne, 16-21 yrs.
Adam Cabral ...
Mark, 5-8 yrs.
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Mark, 14 yrs.
Aydan James Taylor ...
Darryl, 5-7 yrs
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Darryl, 8-13 yrs.
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Subtitled, "A Life In Eight Albums", "Shania" is the story of the early years of struggle and triumph of music sensation Shania Twain.

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On her way.

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A disappointment
3 July 2012 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I found this movie's title to be very misleading. Rather than A Life in Eight Albums I saw Eilleen: The early years. Less a story and more a poorly assembled collection of glimpses that the viewer is roughly shoved through. Many simplified and stereotyped. It comes across as an unsophisticated low budget attempt to show moments from the story of the woman who will become Shania. The film hops and drags through the first hour. While it does move better towards the end, it is not a significant improvement. It's occasionally hard to follow what is happening or who people are unless you have some familiarity with her early life already. Hard to stick it out to the end. A few of the acting performances are good, but few are consistent. The sound is of decent quality, but the music used is basic and repetitive.


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