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About Sarah (1998)

When the matriarch of the family suddenly dies, custody of a mentally disabled mother is inherited by her normal daughter.

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Susan Rohrer

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Susan Rohrer (story), Susan Rohrer (teleplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kellie Martin ... Mary Beth McCaffrey
Mary Steenburgen ... Sarah Elizabeth McCaffrey
Diane Baker ... Lila Hollingsworth
Marion Ross ... Grandma Rose McCaffrey
Nick Searcy ... Johnny
Chad Christ ... Mike
Steven Gilborn ... Lew Roth
Karen Rauch Karen Rauch ... Grace
William S. Taylor ... Judge Hillstrom (as William Taylor)
Aloma Wright ... Claudia Avery
Katherine Cortez ... Mrs. Hansen
Ariana Chase Ariana Chase ... Andrea J. Keating
Michael Emanuel ... Waterfront Park Worker
Richard Kuhlman ... Police Officer
Carlease Burke ... Waterfront Security Guard
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Storyline

When the matriarch of the family suddenly dies, custody of a mentally disabled mother is inherited by her normal daughter.

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Genres:

Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 October 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Des fleurs pour Sarah See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Another emotional, feel-good and heartfelt TV movie.
10 October 2014 | by OllieSuave-007See all my reviews

This is a feel-good TV drama about a daughter who was given custody of her mentally-disabled mother after the matriarch of their family passes.

This movie generated some emotion for me as I watched the mother (Mary Steenburgen) being cared for by her daughter (Kellie Martin) and other relatives. It reminds me of the hurdles and obstacles a family goes through in life at times, and how sometimes sacrifices are made for the love of another. The acting by the cast of characters really delivered in making this movie heartfelt and believable.

I am not a real hardcore fan of drama, as the plots really go at a slow pace at times, as evident in this movie. However, overall, the heart-warming and courageous scenes about one's daughter care for her mother will sure move your heart and probably bring you some tears as well.

Grade B


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