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Why Can't We Be a Family Again? (2002)

Two extraordinary brothers struggle to believe in their mother's love.

Writer:

Roger Weisberg

Star:

Ossie Davis
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 7 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Ossie Davis ... Narrator (voice)
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Two brothers struggle to be reunited with their mother who abandoned them a decade ago when she became addicted to drugs. Shot over a three year period, this emotionally wrenching story reveals the bond that develops between two brothers who long to be reunited with their mother. Despite the neglect and disappointment they suffer, these extraordinary boys never give up hope that they will some day live with their mother and be a family again. This powerful film chronicles the mother's agonizing battle with crack addiction and the grandmother's struggle to keep the family together.

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Genres:

Short | Documentary

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Country:

USA

Release Date:

4 June 2002 (USA) See more »

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Color
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