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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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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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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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So Hallmark Hall of Fame has some competition . . .
6 October 1998 | by Rosie-18See all my reviews

Who says only Hallmark Hall of Fame can make wholesome, heart-warming films. "About Sarah" is one of the best movies I've seen on television in a very long time. Kellie Martin's performance was just what we've come to expect from her -- sincere with just the right dose of angst thrown in for good measure. The real star of this movie though, who deserves all the accolades she'll rightly receive for her performance, is Mary Steenburgen. What a great performance! If she isn't at least nominated for an Emmy, there is no justice.


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