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An Unexpected Life (1998)

PG | | Drama | TV Movie 24 June 1998
A single woman has her idyllic life disrupted when she takes in orphans. But, soon she comes to depend on the sound of little feet and couldn't think of life without them.

Director:

David Hugh Jones (as David Jones)

Writer:

Lee Rose
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Stockard Channing ... Barbara Whitney
Stephen Collins ... Sam Sadwich
Christine Ebersole ... Ruth Whitney
Noah Fleiss ... Matt Whitney
Chelsea Russo Chelsea Russo ... Megan Whitney
Jenny O'Hara ... Harriet Rothman
Jenifer Lewis ... Camille
S. Epatha Merkerson ... Beverly Hawkins
RuPaul ... Charles
Elaine Stritch ... Lucinda Sadwich
Ken Pogue ... Judge Whitlock
Benjamin Ratner ... Harry Weinstock
Sarah Strange ... Claudia
Kevin McNulty ... Goldani
Anna Hagan ... Minister
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A single woman has her idyllic life disrupted when she takes in orphans. But, soon she comes to depend on the sound of little feet and couldn't think of life without them.

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 June 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

For børnenes skyld See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Quotes

Ruth Whitney: Let's just try to get along.
Barbara Whitney: Okay, you go first.
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Follows An Unexpected Family (1996) See more »

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Non-emotional
28 October 1999 | by Tam-16See all my reviews

This is the sequel to An Unexpected Family, without the depth and emotion of the first movie. This time, Barbara is dealing with a new baby she doesn't want, the hatred between her lover and his mother, and her sister who wants her kids back. Unconvincing, boring at times, and predictable. They should have left well enough alone. There are some movies that don't need a sequel!!


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