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Trail of Tears (1995)

For Annie (Katey Sagal - Three Wise Guys) life is tough, she works all hours as a card dealer in a Reno casino and has to leave her children with her mum. To make matters worse her ex ... See full summary »

Director:

Donald Wrye

Writer:

Matthew Bombeck
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Katey Sagal ... Annie Cook
Pam Dawber ... Cheryl Harris
William Russ ... David
Jeffrey Nordling ... Michael
Miko Hughes ... Ethan
D. David Morin ... TV Journalist
Christopher Cass
Eileen Brennan ... Clara
Ryan Hoeck Ryan Hoeck ... Kyle Harris
Ilana Weiss Ilana Weiss ... Darlene Harris
Sean Dunn Sean Dunn ... Bradley Cook
John Coney John Coney ... Mr. Steele
Jacqueline Nivens Jacqueline Nivens ... Idaho Deputy
Michael Seneca Michael Seneca ... Pit Boss #1
Ron Guinto Ron Guinto ... Best Man
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For Annie (Katey Sagal - Three Wise Guys) life is tough, she works all hours as a card dealer in a Reno casino and has to leave her children with her mum. To make matters worse her ex husband David (William Russ) is putting pressure on her over the children and one day decides to run off with them. In Lincoln, Nebraska lives Cheryl (Pam Dawber) who finds herself dealing with the same problem when her ex-husband Michael (Jeffrey Nordling) decides to run off with their children. 6 months later Cheryl calls Annie having found her name from the missing children's network and despite being chalk n cheese hit the road together in search of their children.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 October 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Caminho de Lágrimas See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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This One'll Wow 'Ya
6 December 2002 | by jennie0409See all my reviews

This movie is great! It is such a heartbreaking-turned-heartwarming film. At the end, you, the viewer, say to yourself, "Okay, this movie is 2 hours long...you guys have five minutes to wrap it up. Okay....how is this going to be finished in four minutes? ... All right, this ending is going to be pretty abrupt, since they only have 3 minutes to go." But it's anything but that! The ending is short, but so incredible. (I'm not saying it's a happy ending, but I'm not saying it's a bad one either. You'll just have to watch and see.) It's absolutely unbelievable to me, that something like this (the subject of the film) could actually ever happen. I guess that's why it's shown on Lifetime TV. But unlike some other Lifetime movies, well, maybe MOST Lifetime movies, this movie doesn't fall hard on the police. Too many movies show how little the police do; how terrible they are. Sometimes this is the case. But I think that police do a lot of good, and sometimes there's only so much they can do. I like the fact that this movie doesn't focus on the police, but on the people to whom these things are happening to. Speaking of which, the casting directors did a great job in picking just the right actors and actresses for this film. They fit their parts and do a fantastic job. The four children focused on, are absolutely adorable, and great actors. This movie is wonderful, and I truly suggest any movie-lover check this one out. You won't be disappointed.


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