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Choices of the Heart (1983)

Not Rated | | Drama | TV Movie 5 December 1983
The film tells the story of a young missionary girl from the United States who was killed in 1980 in El Salvador together with two other missionaries.

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Joseph Sargent

Writer:

John Pielmeier
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Cast

Credited cast:
Melissa Gilbert ... Jean Donovan
Peter Horton ... Doug
Helen Hunt ... Cathy
Mary McCusker ... Sister Maura Clarke
Mari Gorman ... Sister Ita Ford
Pamela Bellwood ... Sister Dorothy Kazel
Patrick Cassidy ... Patrick
René Enríquez ... Archbishop Romero
Mike Farrell ... Ambassador Robert E. White
Martin Sheen ... Father Philan
Demián Bichir ... Armando (as Demian Bichir)
Enrique Lucero ... Colonel Rojas
Delores Devine Delores Devine ... Gwen (as Dolores Devine)
George Belanger George Belanger ... Father Rich
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ken Grant Ken Grant ... Brother - Donovan
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The film tells the story of a young missionary girl from the United States who was killed in 1980 in El Salvador together with two other missionaries. Written by Volker Boehm

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Country:

USA | Mexico

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 December 1983 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

In December the Roses Will Bloom Again See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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7 November 2005 | by kaaytie84See all my reviews

I will never forget when I saw this film on TV. I had just spent the last three summers as a missionary.I spent one summer in the Phillipines while they were under marshal law and it was normal to see military with M16s on the street. But unlike what the media LOVE to lie about the people loved us and were very happy to have us helping them. Another summer I went to Papua New Guinea . I stayed on a mountain and the people there were also very nice towards us and they loved our blue jeans and would trade you anything for them. I went through a group called Teen Missions. They have thousands of teens do missionary work all around the world. Great organization to work with. I was so moved by this film and it reminded me of why I did spend my summers helping others. I want to get this movie on DVD. If you want to see a film that has meaning than this one is one for you. Acting is not the best but the story makes up for that.


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