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Damaged Care (2002)

PG | | Drama | TV Movie 26 May 2002
Anesthesist Doug Peeno hopes to pay for the legal costs of preventing his son Bryan being left in his first wife's bad custody with he proceeds of his present wife Linda's new job. She's ... See full summary »

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Harry Winer

Writer:

Ilene Chaiken
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Laura Dern ... Linda Peeno
James Le Gros ... Doug Peeno (as James LeGros)
Regina King ... Cheryl Griffith
Suki Kaiser ... Dawn Dubose
David Lewis ... Dr. Avery Principle
Jewel Staite ... Bryanna (15-20 years)
Michelle Clunie ... Gemma Coombs
David Parker David Parker ... Ted Leopold
William B. Davis ... Dr. Sam Verbush
Robert Wisden ... Andrew McCullough
Adam Arkin ... Paul Sheinberg
Michael St. John Smith ... Craig J. Trigoboff
Larry Musser ... Glenn J. Waldman
Connor Widdows ... Bryan Peeno
Jessica Lucas ... Tasha Peeno
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Storyline

Anesthesist Doug Peeno hopes to pay for the legal costs of preventing his son Bryan being left in his first wife's bad custody with he proceeds of his present wife Linda's new job. She's the first graduate in her family and eagerly accepted a posting as medical officer in a coldly-greedy medical insurance company. Bening confronted with the medically unacceptable consequences of technically denied treatments, she rebels and finds even payments she approved were often withheld anyway. Written by KGF Vissers

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Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic elements and brief language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 May 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Le prix de la santé See more »

Filming Locations:

Canada

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Excellent Performance
30 June 2002 | by intelboySee all my reviews

This is one movie that is in the range of HBO's 'WIT', or 'And the Band Played On.' Showtime has done a very wonderful, and extremely honest play on Linda Peeno, backed by a very good cast she puts on an act that makes you really feel that she is a woman torn by ethics and family and career. Like the other films mentioned this is not only a wonderful play, but a commentary on the state in which we live in as a society. This film make you think that would you do the same, have the same convictions to do what is right. This is a Emmy contender. Too bad it cannot be an Oscar nominated movie. Watch this movie, and bring your friends to see this. Bring Grandma, she would like it too.


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