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Surviving Family (2012)

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When Terry Malone shows up unannounced on her father's doorstep - with her fiancé and a plan to get married in 5 days - she learns that she's not the only one with secrets.



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Credited cast:
Terry Malone
Alex D'Amico
Jean Malone Fulton
Jerry Malone
Johnny Hopkins ...
Hank Malone
Mary Giaccone
Mayor Avenoso
Lily Fulton (as K.C. Hughes)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Che Ayende ...
Jim Barry ...
Mrs. Giaccone
Carleigh Chirico ...
Young Terry Malone


When Terry Malone shows up unannounced on her father's doorstep - with her fiancé and a plan to get married in 5 days - she learns that she's not the only one with secrets. Written by Mara Lesemann

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You can't escape the family tree.


Drama | Romance

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Received the Best Family Movie award at the 2013 Manhattan Film Festival. See more »


Mary Giaccone: It took me years of therapy to realize you can't always save people.
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Referenced in Available: A Modern Day Fairy Tale (2013) See more »


Prelude to Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1007,
Written by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performed by Stephane Tetreault
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It's a great movie. I found it to be very touching.
19 July 2012 | by (America) – See all my reviews

I found this to be a very touching movie. I would give it a ten out of ten. When you watch it you just get this feeling of sympathy for all of the characters and can completely relate to some parts. I found some of the acting and connection between certain characters to be phenomenal, especially the connection between Tara and Phyllis, their chemistry was very touching.I defiantly had to fight some tears back during the movie. After seeing the movie i went out to get some dinner with some close friends who had also seen it and sure enough the only thing we talked about was the movie.Though it is not the best movie I have seen, I was definitely left in awe when the the screen went blank.

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