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Always Remember I Love You (1990)

Just after he turns sixteen, Robert finds out that he is adopted. His parents find to their horror that he was kidnaped from his real parents. They decide to tell him about this, even ... See full summary »

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Michael Miller
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Patty Duke ... Ruth Monroe
Stephen Dorff ... Robert Mendham
David Birney ... Philip Mendham
Sam Wanamaker ... Grandfather Mendham
Jarred Blancard ... John Monroe (as Jarred Blanchard)
Malcolm Stewart ... Paul
Linda Darlow ... Fran(nie)
Richard Masur ... Earl Monroe
Joan Van Ark ... Martha Mendham
Kimberley Warnat ... Sally
Gabe Khouth ... Ace
Troy James Troy James ... Jim
Suleka Mathew ... Pam (as Sue Matthews)
Ian Black Ian Black ... Sam
Matthew Walker ... Pastor
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Just after he turns sixteen, Robert finds out that he is adopted. His parents find to their horror that he was kidnaped from his real parents. They decide to tell him about this, even though they fear they might lose him. Robert runs away to find his real parents. He finds and gets close to them, without revealing his true identity. Eventually he must decided where he belongs. Written by Lars Reinertsen <larsre@ifi.uio.no>

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Desperate, confused and alone... he wasn't prepared for what was to come

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Robert: What you said about forgiveness makes a lot of sense. People do make innocent mistakes that end up hurting someone. But blame doesn't do any good. People have to forgive themselves before hurts can heal.
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Torn Between Two Worlds
22 November 2001 | by 09322See all my reviews

Always Remember That I Love You is a moving story of a boy's battle to rediscover his true identity in the face of horrific consequences; and how his strength to carry on helps him to confront the ultimate emotional dilemma of a young man. Superbly played by Stephen Dorff, Robert discovers at the age of 16 that he was adopted. His parents, played by Joan Van Ark and David Birney, find out that their adopted son was actually kidnapped from his real parents. They decide to tell him the truth, even at the risk of losing him. Robert runs away to find his real family. He eventually finds them and is able to become a part of the family without revealing who he is. Eventually, he must decide where he belongs.


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English

Release Date:

23 December 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Amor para Sempre See more »

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Ashtabula, Ohio, USA See more »

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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