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Hello Sister, Goodbye Life (2006)

| Drama | TV Movie 2006
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 »

Goofs

Olivia is with Celia's teacher and reading a story that Celia had begun writing. The story is about a cat named Olive and a dog named Cici. But at the end of the movie, they changed it to a cat named Cici and a dog named Olive. 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 Akire
Courtesy of Wild Pink Music (ASCAP)
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Heartwarming, But Not a Repeat
7 July 2014 | by (Washington, USA) – See all my reviews

I watched this movie on Netflix, as many made for TV movies are featured in their watch online section. I like Lacey Chabert and the plot sounded interesting.

I felt the pace of the movie was very uneven. It seemed far to slow in places and far to fast in others. The relationships built between the characters that should have blossomed over 6 weeks (the time-line of the story) happened too swift. It was like blocks of weeks were just missing and no background information of those days was given.

At times I couldn't tell when something was taking place. However, the story itself was charming. The idea behind the story, some of the lines, and the actors were nice. I kept striving for more emotional connection from the adults, but I didn't really get it.

It was a great story, and I felt it could have been told better, but it as show that did make me cry at the end, pushing the rating up from below average, and it is interesting enough to pass the time.


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