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We Were the Mulvaneys (2002)

TV-14 | | Drama | TV Movie 8 April 2002
Based on the novel by the same name, We Were the Mulvaneys is a sensitive portrayal of one family's journey as they face conflict, fear, tragedy and ultimately, themselves.

Director:

Peter Werner

Writers:

Joyce Carol Oates (novel), Joyce Eliason (teleplay) | 2 more credits »
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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Beau Bridges ... Michael Mulvaney, Sr.
Blythe Danner ... Corinne Mulvaney
Tammy Blanchard ... Marianne Mulvaney
Tom Guiry ... Judd Mulvaney, Narrator (as Thomas Guiry)
Jacob Pitts ... Patrick Mulvaney
Mark Famiglietti ... Mike Mulvaney Jr.
Shawn Roberts ... Zachary Lundt
Colin Ferguson ... Dr. Witt
Leigh Enns ... Trish La Porte
John O'Callaghan ... Abelove
Jon Ted Wynne ... Mort Lundt
Wayne Nicklas Wayne Nicklas ... Ray Pringle
Chris Sigurdson Chris Sigurdson ... Deputy Harris (as Christopher Sigurdson)
Muriel Hogue Muriel Hogue ... Lydia Bethune
Robert Huculak Robert Huculak ... Coach Hanson
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Based on the novel by the same name, We Were the Mulvaneys is a sensitive portrayal of one family's journey as they face conflict, fear, tragedy and ultimately, themselves.

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Family was everything. Until everything fell apart.

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Connections

Featured in The 54th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (2002) See more »

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Emotionally explosive; Beau Bridges superb
18 August 2002 | by ovadueSee all my reviews

The story could be explained in one minute from beginning to end and the movie runs a little slowly at times...But the emotional impact transferred to the movie watcher is powerful. Beau Bridges is the consummate actor once again displaying a wide variety of emotion without ever appearing that he is acting. I would have preferred that the dialogue give us a little break so that the stress the movie produces could ease before it starts up again.

All in all, a healthy 7.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 April 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Change of Heart See more »

Filming Locations:

Carman, Manitoba, Canada See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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