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A Home of Our Own (1993)

The story begins in Los Angeles when Frances Lacey (Kathy Bates) takes her six children and drives north to find a home of their own away from the bad influences of the big city.

Director:

Tony Bill

Writer:

Patrick Sheane Duncan (as Patrick Duncan)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kathy Bates ... Frances Lacey
Edward Furlong ... Shayne Lacey
Clarissa Lassig Clarissa Lassig ... Lynn Lacey
Sarah Schaub Sarah Schaub ... Faye Lacey
Miles Feulner Miles Feulner ... Murray Lacey
Amy Sakasitz ... Annie Lacey
T.J. Lowther ... Craig Lacey
Soon-Tek Oh ... Mr. Munimura
Tony Campisi Tony Campisi ... Norman
David Jensen David Jensen ... Mr. Hilliard (as Dave Jensen)
H.E.D. Redford H.E.D. Redford ... Mr. King
Melvin Ward Melvin Ward ... Father Tomlin
Michael Flynn ... Mr. Wolters
Donré Sampson ... Gas Station Attendant (as Don Ré Sampson)
Frank Gerrish ... Mr. Whitman
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Storyline

The story begins in Los Angeles when Frances Lacey (Kathy Bates) takes her six children and drives north to find a home of their own away from the bad influences of the big city. Written by Linda Palladino

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They had nothing... and tried to find their dream

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Biography | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild language and violence in a family drama | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 November 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A mi házunk See more »

Filming Locations:

Heber City, Utah, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$808,428, 7 November 1993, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,703,282
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Quotes

Shayne Lacey: [Shaye is angry that they didn't get any 'real' presents for Christmas and instead got tools for their house] This is not a house. This is not Christmas. We live in a shack. A shack! We have nothing of our own! Everything we ever did have, we either sold it or left it or left it behind, we have nothing! It's supposed to be Christmas, Goddammit! It's Christmas!
Frances Lacey: Watch your mouth, Shayne Patrick Lacey.
Murray Lacey: Well, I like what I got.
Shayne Lacey: All that money we earned. And nothing
Murray Lacey: You're just mad cause you didn't ...
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That's The Kind Of Love
Performed by The o"Briens
Written by D. & T. O'Brien
Courtesy of GNP Crescendo Records, Inc.
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Single mom faces obstacles to establish permanent home for her family
23 April 1999 | by crowbar-2See all my reviews

An excellent performance by the entire cast. Kathy Bates as a single mother facing the many odds that seem to conspire to prevent her from making a home for her family. Especially memorable was the Christmas morning scene.


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