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More Beautiful for Having Been Broken (2019)

Not Rated | | Drama | 2019 (USA)
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A female FBI agent befriends a woman and her adorable, young, special needs son who live in the countryside. The women's friendship soon turns into romance but family secrets complicate things.

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Nicole Conn

Writer:

Nicole Conn
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Zoe Ventoura ... McKenzie De Ridder
Kayla Radomski ... Samantha
Cale Ferrin ... Freddie
Bruce Davison ... Colin
French Stewart ... Rodney
Harley Jane Kozak ... Vivienne Pinchot
Brooke Elliott ... Kat
Gabrielle Baba-Conn Gabrielle Baba-Conn ... Gabrielle Pinchot
Gabrielle Christian ... Sasha Pinchot
Kay Lenz ... Cassandra
Wally Kurth ... Bud - Singer & Bartender
Josh Adell Josh Adell ... Attorney
Lesley Nicol ... Adele
Joselito Marquez Joselito Marquez ... Roberto Adama
Jade Haviland Jade Haviland ... Marilyn - McKenie's Mother (as Jade N. Haviland)
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Devoted FBI Agent McKenzie "Max" De Ridder has recently lost her mother, who was her very best friend and greatest champion. In the wake of grief, McKenzie's behavior has become erratic and she soon finds herself suspended. McKenzie, frenzied, drinking and lost, escapes to the small town she used to visit on "Star Adventures" with her late mother. Soon after McKenzie arrives in town she meets Freddie, a young special needs boy with Fanconi Anemia (a rare disease that comes with a short expiration date). He spends his wheelchair-bound days whizzing around the streets of the small town of Meriville. Freddie's savant-like wisdom and perseverance penetrate McKenzie's gruff walls of despair and pain. She is taken by how unaffected he is by the reality of his condition. McKenzie forms an undeniable bond with Freddie and an unexpected testy, then loving relationship with his mother. The small town tangled relationships and mother-daughter dynamics reveal themselves, as each woman traverses ...

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Drama

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Challenges overcome through loving family
12 November 2019 | by slenssenSee all my reviews

Beautiful film about lifes challenges and overcoming them through loving support of family.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

More Beautiful for Having Been Broken See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Pelican Films See more »
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Runtime:

| (uncut)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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