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Deep in My Heart (1999)

A white woman who was raped by a black man gives the baby up for adoption. The film follows the life of the child as she grows up and has children of her own.

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Anita W. Addison

Writer:

Ronni Kern
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anne Bancroft ... Gerry Cummins
Lynn Whitfield ... Corrine Burrell
Alice Krige ... Annalise Jurgenson
Cara Buono ... Young Gerry Cummins
Gloria Reuben ... Barbara Ann Williams
Jesse L. Martin ... Don Williams
Kevin O'Rourke ... Bob Cummins
Peter MacNeill ... Gerald Nephew (as Peter MacNeil)
Albert Schultz ... Paul Jurgenson
Jayne Eastwood ... Mrs. Marsden
Keenan Macwilliam ... Young Barbara
Philip Akin Philip Akin ... OB-Gyn doctor (as Phil Akin)
Brooke Belvedere Brooke Belvedere ... 3year old Carol
Kiel Campbell Kiel Campbell ... 10year old Robert
Michael Capellupo ... Ted Cummins
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An adopted woman decides to find her birth mother. Her search leads her to a shocking discovery that she has to face and why her upbringing was not an easy one. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 February 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

En lo más profundo de mi corazón See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Production Co:

The Königsberg Company See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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I loved this movie!
12 September 2004 | by nancy-50See all my reviews

I am the adoptive mother of a black son and he was not legally ours when I stumbled upon this movie while visiting my in-laws. I held him on my lap and cried during much of the film. This is a wonderful movie! I would watch it over and over if I could get it on DVD.

The white adoptive parents in this movie were clearly not people who wanted a child to love and I was sorry that the heroine had to live with them and never felt truly part of a family. However, to see her biological mother embrace her and have her realize at the end how much a part of several families she was warmed my heart. It contains a message of brotherhood and humanness that should touch all people.


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