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A couple operates a shady maternity home in 1930s/1940s Nova Scotia. Based on a true story.

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Lila Young
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William Young
Catherine Fitch ...
Iris
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Russell Cameron
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Frank Davis
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Clayton Oliver
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Mrs. Chadway
Chris Wiggins ...
Senator Danver
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Ann O'Dwyer
Steven Sutcliffe ...
Peter
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Dorothy / Daisy
Dan MacDonald ...
Frederick Coolen
Mairon Bennett ...
Eva / Rose
Peter Faussett ...
Walter Lang
Graham McPherson ...
Dr. Smith
Desmond Ellis ...
Mr. McCredy
Francine Volker ...
Mrs. McCready
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Rutledge
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Robertson
John Swindells ...
Judge Doull
Mark Burgess ...
Clerk
David Eisner ...
Mr. Kellerman
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Mrs. Kellerman
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May Wilson
Anne Anglin ...
Pearl Fell
Chris Benson ...
Cliff Fell
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Lester Wilson
Michael Shepherd ...
Reverend Beggs
Bruce McFee ...
Macdonald
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David Willis
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Virginia Willis
Greg Ellwand ...
John
Joan Massiah ...
Matron
James B. Douglas ...
Dr. Kennedy
Glen Peloso ...
Photographer
Richard Fitzpatrick ...
Crown Attorney
Bob Clout ...
Defence Attorney
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1st Trial Jury Foreman
Ian Downie ...
2nd Trial Jury Foreman
Dennis Sweeting ...
Second Trial Judge
Emma Cross ...
Irene
Melody A. Johnson ...
Fiona
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Lily
Marilyn Boyle ...
Mrs. McPhee
Valerie Hawkins ...
Vivian
Kelly Fiddick ...
Jim
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Mr. Stone
Karen Waddell ...
Mrs. Stone
Kristen Bone ...
Ruth (Age 5 / 6)
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Simon (Age 7 / 8)
John David Wood ...
Daniel (age 10 / 11)
Mercedes Grundy ...
Ruth (Age 9)
Matthew Moore ...
Simon (Age 11)
T.J. Lindley ...
Daniel (age 14)

Directed by

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Don McBrearty

Written by

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Raymond Storey ... ()

Produced by

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Trudy Grant ... executive producer
Noella Nesdoly ... line producer
Kevin Sullivan ... producer

Cinematography by

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Manfred Guthe

Film Editing by

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Mairin Wilkinson

Editorial Department

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Bernie Clayton ... on-line editor
Lorraine Grant ... colorist
Dov Samuel ... first assistant editor
Julie Steiner ... executive in charge of post-production
John Vu ... post-production assistant
Ben Wilkinson ... assistant editor
Alex Au Yong ... post-production coordinator

Art Direction by

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Nancey Pankiw

Set Decoration by

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Ken Beaudry

Costume Design by

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Ruth Secord

Makeup Department

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Rhosael Ciandre ... hair stylist
Anne Marie Gough ... makeup artist
Elizabeth Kuchurean ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Noella Nesdoly ... production manager
Pat Schofield ... executive in charge of production

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Megan Banning ... third assistant director
Marek Posival ... second assistant director
Bruce Speyer ... first assistant director

Art Department

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Becky Constantinides ... construction coordinator
Peter Constantinides ... construction manager
Kenneth Coontz ... property master (as Ken Coontz)
Darcy Ellard ... construction laborer
Frauke Illing ... lead dresser
Stephen Levitt ... lead dresser
Susie Mah ... second assistant art director
Sean McLoughlin ... art department assistant
Charles Mitchell ... key scenic artist
James Oswald ... first assistant art director
Travis Staley ... head carpenter
Woody Stewart ... assistant property master
Rob Valeriote ... carpenter
Jon Walmsley ... assistant set decorator

Sound Department

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Ervin Copestake ... sound mixer
Barry Gilmore ... dialogue editor
Peter Kelly ... assistant sound mixer
Jeremy MacLaverty ... supervising sound editor
Paul McGlashan ... boom operator
Daniel Pellerin ... re-recording mixer
John Sievert ... foley artist
Peter Winninger ... assistant sound editor

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Zeinab Fattahi ... restoration supervisor

Camera and Electrical Department

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Lothar Bahr ... second assistant camera
Roger Bate ... gaffer
Tom Bate ... electrician
Sean Bourdeau ... assistant key grip
Ray Bronstein ... camera operator
Brian Cole ... generator operator
Richard Emerson ... key grip
Marni Grossman ... still photographer
Mitch Holmes ... dolly grip
Patrick King ... grip
John Medland ... still photographer
Neil Saito ... electrician
Phil Shwab ... best boy
Alistair Vogan ... grip
Robert Zimmerman ... first assistant camera (as Bob Zimmerman)

Casting Department

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Donna Dupere ... extras casting
Richard Ruggaber ... casting associate

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Kevin Barry ... assistant wardrobe master
Pirjo Koho ... daily wardrobe assistant
Petra Kraujansky ... wardrobe mistress
Dawn Spry ... wardrobe assistant

Location Management

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A.J. Hordal ... location production assistant
Dan Matthews ... location manager

Music Department

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Daniel Pellerin ... music supervisor

Transportation Department

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John Mein ... transportation coordinator
Kevin Robbin ... driver captain

Other crew

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Samantha Armstrong ... script supervisor
Helen Asimakis ... creative supervisor
Bette L. Cahill ... consultant
George Howse ... production assistant
Carol Huson ... assistant accountant
Anna Maria Logozzo ... communications
Lorien G. Mitchell ... craft service
Peter Muldoon ... production accountant
Lionel Purcell ... animal wrangler
Carole Rosenberg ... assistant production coordinator
Phil Serruya ... assistant to producer
Fran Solomon ... production coordinator
Andrew Toth ... craft service assistant

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Also Known As
  • Les nourrissons de la misère (Canada, French title)
  • Verkauftes Leben (Germany)
  • Hijos del pecado (Spain)
  • Căminul ideal (Romania)
  • A szülőotthon rejtélye (Hungary)
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  • 94 min
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