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The Family I Had (2017)

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In The Family I Had, a mother recalls how her brilliant teenage son came to shatter their idyllic family through one horribly violent and shocking act. Now, left to pick up the pieces, the ... See full summary »

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Katie Green (co-director), Carlye Rubin (co-director)
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In The Family I Had, a mother recalls how her brilliant teenage son came to shatter their idyllic family through one horribly violent and shocking act. Now, left to pick up the pieces, the survivors test the boundaries of their newly defined reality in this moving true crime exploration of the nature and limits of familial love. Written by Anonymous

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23 September 2017 (Netherlands) See more »

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Thoroughly Engrossing
17 September 2018 | by Sercole delaVerendryeSee all my reviews

Head to the TV, no blinking recommended. Just when I thought I've heard it all. I mean I've watched numerous docu drama TV's series such as FBI files, Forensic Files etc. in my past and the family dynamics & circumstances under which the horrific act occurred still astounded me.


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