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Family of Strangers (1993)

Julie must disclose her family's medical history before undergoing major surgery, but when she questions her family, she discovers that she was adopted and later, that her conception was the product of a rape.

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Sheldon Larry
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Melissa Gilbert ... Julie
Patty Duke ... Beth Thompson
Martha Gibson Martha Gibson ... Sue
Gordon Clapp ... Del
Chuck Shamata ... Tim
Eric McCormack ... Sam
Ashleigh Aston Moore ... Megan (as Ashley Rogers)
William Shatner ... Earl
John Shaw ... Bill Curtis
Stephen Dimopoulos ... Wayne Anderson
Mel Ryane Mel Ryane ... Dr. Fowler (as Melody Ryane)
Tasha Simms ... Nancy
Michael Gabriel ... Young Tim
Dax Belanger ... Young Matthew
Peter Stebbings ... Young Del
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Storyline

While researching her family history for a much needed operation, Julie learns that she is in fact adopted. She then goes on a search to find her real birth parents. Written by Christina Marie <catherineblack@geocities.com>

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 February 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

De parents inconnus See more »

Filming Locations:

British Columbia, Canada

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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A 1964 flashback features a Kodak Instamatic camera with a rotating flashcube, a model not made available until the 1970s. See more »

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Mashed Potato Time
Written by William Garrett, Robert Bateman, Brian Holland,
Freddie Gorman & Georgia Dobbins
Copywrite Jobete Music Co., Inc./Stone Agate Music (a division of Jobete Music Co., Inc.) ASCAP/BMI
Performed by Dee Dee Sharp (as Dee Dee Sharp)
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A very moving story
23 October 2000 | by nicholas.rhodesSee all my reviews

Seen quite frequently on French TV, I enjoy watching this film. The plot is well done, the acting a pleasure to watch; especially for the girl's mother and the final dénouement not bad at all. The only thing I regret is the picture quality which is not up to scratch.


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