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Sins of the Mother (1991)

Not Rated | | Drama | TV Movie 19 February 1991
A charismatic Real Estate agent, Kevin Coe, is publicly proud of his mother, a prominent socialite, but privately he must put up with her constant belittlement's and taunts. And while his ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Ruth Coe
... Kevin Coe
... Ginny Perham
... Liz Trent
Jerry Bossard ... Jay Williams
... Karen Turner
Joycelyn O'Brien ... Sunshine Shelly
Dixie K. Wade ... Irene Pool (as Dixie King-Wade)
J.P. Bumstead ... Matt Forbes
Keith Atkinson ... District Attorney Brad
Jimmie Ray Weeks ... Lt. Donner
... Gordon Coe
... Jennifer Coe
... Terry (as Joseph d'Angerio)
Gary Bayer ... E.R. Doctor
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A charismatic Real Estate agent, Kevin Coe, is publicly proud of his mother, a prominent socialite, but privately he must put up with her constant belittlement's and taunts. And while his latest girlfriend starts discovering the depths of his anguish, no-one connects him with a long series of violent rapes that have been troubling the area. Written by David Carroll <davidc@atom.ansto.gov.au>

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[last lines, Ruth is in prison for trying to attempt murder]
Ruth Coe: [to her prison guard] I, uh... don't suppose I have a letter from son? He's so loyal - he writes me often. I have a fine baby boy. Well, he's not really a baby anymore, but he'll always be my baby. Do you have children?
[the prison guard looks at her as she waits]
Ruth Coe: No, I've asked you that before. Everyone should have children; it's life's grandest experience, to watch them grow, to become good and fine and strong, someone to look after ...
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Jon Monsarrat review: Disturbing and boring
27 April 2004 | by See all my reviews

Sins of the Mother is a real life story about cruelty. Unfortunately, there isn't much to the story. Lots of awful stuff happens, no plot twists, just pain and hate.

I'm sure it's true to life, but not much of a movie. The mom is real evil though.

Who should see this film:

-- Nobody

-- Hateful mothers who seek to control everyone

I'll give Sins of the Mother a staggering 3 out of 10, which is the lowest I'll give any film I actually sat all the way through.


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