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Love Lives On (1985)

Not Rated | | Drama | TV Movie 1 April 1985
A 15-year-old girl must choose between continuing her pregnancy and undergoing treatment for her fast-growing cancer.

Director:

Larry Peerce

Writer:

April Smith
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mary Stuart Masterson ... Susan Wallace
Sam Waterston ... Bernie
Christine Lahti ... Marilyn
Ricky Paull Goldin ... Brian
Louise Latham ... Nana
Joe Regalbuto ... Dr. Dan
Margaret Blye ... Lucille Carver
John Doolittle ... Father Eric
Kevin Scannell Kevin Scannell ... Izzy
Lauren Holly ... Tracy (as Holly Lauren)
Keri Houlihan Keri Houlihan ... Christine
Bill Calvert Bill Calvert ... Matthew
Jack Thibeau Jack Thibeau ... Mike Carver
John Wesley ... Dr. Winston
Christine Avila ... Dr. Cathy
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A 15-year-old girl must choose between continuing her pregnancy and undergoing treatment for her fast-growing cancer.

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Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 April 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A szerelem tovább él See more »

Filming Locations:

Providence, Rhode Island, USA

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Soundtracks

Lullaby
Music by James Di Pasquale
Lyrics by Douglas Brayfield
Sung by Dave Palmer & Amy Holland
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Based on a true story
24 March 2007 | by handbagshoesSee all my reviews

I'm not really into these slash wrist type movies and as a general rule, I normally tend to avoid. But this morning on True Movies 2, I was caught of guard watching this as I could not find the remote to turn the T.V over.

I must say, watching this film did give me food for thought. It is based on a true story about Susan at 14 was out of control. Her parents force her into a drug rehab program to recover. They also uncover that she is suffering from cancer, and by 15, she has met and fallen in love with Brian.

It is a very tangled and not straight forward love story, especially when Susan becomes pregnant and her cancer seems to be spreading, and her and Brian having to make difficult decisions.

It is very heartbreaking, and I must say, the acting from Mary Stuart Masterson, prompted me to look on IMDb to see who she is.

It did not cry as I have a very hard exterior, but for most this would be a tearjerker.


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