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Hidden in America (1996)

PG-13 | | Drama | TV Movie 1 December 1996
Story of a man Bill Januson whose pride in being the head of his family won't let him accept help from his sick daughters doctor. He has to prove to his kids that even with the death of his... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Bill Januson
... Dr. Michael Millerton
Shelton Dane ... Robbie Januson
... Willa
... Dee
... Edward Millerton
... Gus
... Vincent
Allegra Denton ... Caroline
... Kenny
Nick Johne ... Oscar
... Hospital Administrator
Liisa Repo-Martell ... Angela
Pixie Bigelow ... Marian Millerton
... Mr. Tatum
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Story of a man Bill Januson whose pride in being the head of his family won't let him accept help from his sick daughters doctor. He has to prove to his kids that even with the death of his wife and the loss of his job that they can and will survive. After hitting brick wall after brick wall comes a glimmer of hope. Written by Richard Jones <rjo339@swbell.net>

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Rated PG-13 for disturbing plot material | See all certifications »

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Escondido na América  »

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What a wonderful movie!
23 August 2001 | by See all my reviews

This is without any doubt the best movie I've ever seen! Beau Bridges and Bruce Davison are outstanding and convincing in their leading roles (I especially liked Davison's performance), so is the supporting cast.

Also, the script is excellent. -The dialogue between Michael Millerton and his wife ("Bill doesn't want my help....") is among the best I've ever listened to. It really gives you food for thought - as does the plot in general.

There's no question about it: "Hidden in America" is a poignant and a powerfully moving story about courage, sacrifice and friendship. You really shouldn't miss this one! It's more than worth watching!


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