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Eye on the Sparrow (1987)

A blind couple's long and tiresome legal battle to be allowed to adopt a child.

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John Korty

Writer:

Barbara Turner
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mare Winningham ... Ethel Lee
Keith Carradine ... James Lee
Sandy McPeak ... Harv Hollars
Kaaren Lee Kaaren Lee ... Lorrine Hollars
Conchata Ferrell ... Mary
Bianca Rose Bianca Rose ... Ethel, as a girl
Joy Carlin Joy Carlin ... Mrs. Grissom
Anne Lawder Anne Lawder ... Mrs. Lee
Winifred Mann Winifred Mann ... Mrs. Magnuson
Joe Bellan Joe Bellan ... Customer
Sandy Bull Sandy Bull ... Chuck
Cab Covay Cab Covay ... Counselor
James Cranna James Cranna ... Pastor
A. Donald Cross A. Donald Cross ... Mr. Lee
Charles Dean Charles Dean ... Cates
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A blind couple's long and tiresome legal battle to be allowed to adopt a child.

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 December 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Além dos Meus Olhos See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Love Isn't Blind!
31 January 2008 | by SylSee all my reviews

Based on a true story about a blind couple who seek to become parents and end up as foster parents is quite inspiring for those infertile, disadvantaged couples out there. As usual, Winningham and her co-star Keith Carradine turn in winning performances as the married couple. The eye of the sparrow was one of those television movies that left an impact on me that two people despite their handicap can love, feel, and want to be parents like everybody else. As foster parents, they become better parents to those abandoned or forgotten by their birth parents. Still parenthood is something that the couple adjust to their situation by being terrific foster parents.


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