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Hello Sister, Goodbye Life (2006)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  2006 (USA)
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When her father and step-mother die in an accident, a college student is given custody of her 7 year old half-sister.

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A college student must take care of her 7-year-old half sister after the death of their parents. Written by Anonymous

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Filming for the movie was primarily done in New Orleans and finished one week before Hurricane Katrina hit. As a result, the film is dedicated to the people who suffered from the hurricane and subsequent flooding. See more »

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Olivia left her phone in class, then leaves school without getting it, but is shown later that day making a call on her cell phone. See more »

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Olivia Martin: Richard left me his treasure.
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Beautiful Life
Written by Kit Hain
Performed by Erika Schiff
Courtesy of Wild Pink Music (ASCAP)
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A movie for children, especially young girls
2 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is the story of an immature college student (Lacey Chabert) getting custody of a seven year old girl. There is definitely a Big Daddy or Uptown Girls vibe to this film, however, there is really no comparison in quality. Chabert is okay in her performance, and new comer Sammi Hanratty who plays seven year old Celia is cute but certainly won't be up for an Academy Award any time soon. With typical made for TV movie acting and a storyline that didn't really have much of a flow to it, this movie was disappointingly less than I expected. I would only recommend it to young children or anybody who enjoyed Big Daddy or Uptown Girls and can tolerated a second-rate production of those films.


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