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Terry Malone is smart, beautiful, and about to marry a terrific guy. But life in her dysfunctional family - marred by alcoholism, mental illness, and suicide - has left her unprepared to ... See full summary »

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Terry Malone is smart, beautiful, and about to marry a terrific guy. But life in her dysfunctional family - marred by alcoholism, mental illness, and suicide - has left her unprepared to build the happy life that she yearns for. A visit to her family home forces Terry to face the truth about her mother's death, her father's life, and the half sister she never knew she had. Written by Mara Lesemann

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You can't escape the family tree.

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Received the Best Local Movie award at the 2013 Philadelphia Independent Film Festival. See more »

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Terry Malone: He may as well have hung the rope!
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written by Treva Offutt and Barry Salmon; performed by Treva Offutt
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This is a great movie
10 June 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film is a great film from Writer/Producer Mara Lesemann and Director Laura Thies. This film kept my interest from start to finished. It was well written and well filmed almost like it was done by a major studio. I love the story of how Terry found happiness with a new husband even with all the bad things in her life. I am looking forward to seeing more films done by this writer and director. I found out about this movie through another writer/director that referred me to Mara and love having a good friendship with many actors,directors, writers and producers. I strongly feel that films done by independent film companies can be just as good as ones done by major studios. I highly recommend everyone to watch this film. You will love it as much as I do.


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