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Sacrifices of the Heart (2007)

Katelyn 'Kate' Weston, a country girl who became a lawyer and joined an L.A. law firm years ago, specializes in defending minors having committed violent crimes who nobody else takes on. ... See full summary »

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Katelyn 'Kate' Weston, a country girl who became a lawyer and joined an L.A. law firm years ago, specializes in defending minors having committed violent crimes who nobody else takes on. She gradually got estranged from her family, but then her older brother Ryan asks her to return to the farm he runs with their dad Thane who has become impossibly absentminded. By the time he is formally diagnosed with serious Alzheimer, she realizes how badly she really knew her family, having ran from her past after the trauma of witnessing her mother's suicide at age seven, and tries to talk it through with Ryan and dad while he still has lucid moments. Written by KGF Vissers

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Good simple story of reconciliation for a family tragedy
3 May 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Melissa Gilbert portrays a successful lawyer who has distanced herself from her Father and Brother in adulthood, following the tragic suicide of her mother when she was a young girl.She found her Mother had gassed herself in the family car.

Growing up we are presented with a woman who had blocked out many memories of her Mother,and subsequently,felt anger within herself.

After 2 years of absence from her family the Brother rings her to say he's worried about their Fathers well-being,unfortunately,the onset of alzheimer's disease.

The film explores her new relationship with her family and in the end getting rid of her demons in coming to terms of her Mother's death.The film also See's her deal with a criminal case of a teenager that unfolds to tragedies that make her re-evaluate her life.

Mellisa gives a sturdy but distant performance in relation to the other actors.Melissa's gorgeous red buxom hair is as always, a joy to see....and she's never lost that way of running around, that you instantly recognise as 'halfpint' in little house!

Not as good as 'Thicker than water' she made a few years ago,but well worth an afternoons tele viewing.


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