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Two Mothers for Zachary (1996)

Not Rated | | Drama | TV Movie 22 September 1996
Based on the true custody battle in Richmond, Virginia, a grandmother sues her lesbian daughter for custody of her grandson on the grounds her daughter is immoral for living with another ... See full summary »

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Peter Werner

Writer:

Linda Voorhees
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Valerie Bertinelli ... Jody Ann Shaffell
Vanessa Redgrave ... Nancy Shaffell
Colleen Flynn ... Maggie Fergus
James Gammon ... Chalmer
Michael Marich Michael Marich ... Robert Lee
Kim Dickens ... Nancy
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Brett Brock ... Keith Kinchloe
Cynthia Dorn Cynthia Dorn ... Nurse Smoot
Tony Frank Tony Frank ... Ben Delaney
Barbara George-Reiss Barbara George-Reiss ... Beth
Sheila Gordon Sheila Gordon ... Process Server
Alexandria Hunter Alexandria Hunter ... Lily Delaney (as Alex Hunter)
Bill Kaiser Bill Kaiser ... County Clerk
Barbara Lasater Barbara Lasater ... Pat Kinchloe
Dennis Letts ... Judge Crawford
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Based on the true custody battle in Richmond, Virginia, a grandmother sues her lesbian daughter for custody of her grandson on the grounds her daughter is immoral for living with another woman in a gay relationship. Written by Humberto Amador

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She's fallen in love with another woman. Does that give her mother the right to take her child away?

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Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 September 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

For the Love of Zachary See more »

Filming Locations:

Austin, Texas, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Maggie Fergus: If you have any change leftover, could you get me a cherry slushy?
Jody Ann Schaffel: You know, you really should have something healthy, something green!
Maggie Fergus: OK then, make it a lime slushy.
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Is America full of Nazis?
1 December 2002 | by karLcxSee all my reviews

I'm sure glad I don't live in such a hateful, narrow minded, black-and-white, religious extremist society such as the characters of this movie do. Knowing that this is a true story makes me want to vomit. Also, reading some of the IMDb user comments already posted here, I have to wonder how long the people of the world that want liberty from totalitarian hate mongers will have to wait... or if they'll ever get true freedom from dictators-moral or otherwise.


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