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Family Sins (2004)

PG-13 | | Drama | TV Movie 14 March 2004
A seemingly respectable pillar of the community hides sickening secrets within the walls of her family home.

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Graeme Clifford

Writer:

Donald Martin
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kirstie Alley ... Brenda Geck
Deanna Milligan ... Marie
Will Patton ... Philip Rothman
Kevin McNulty ... Kenneth Geck
Kathleen Wilhoite ... Nadine Devereaux
David Richmond-Peck ... Joey Geck
Erin Karpluk ... Carol Geck
Steve Braun ... Jimmy Geck
Tygh Runyan ... Gary Crandall
Valerie Planche
Brandon Baylis Brandon Baylis ... Jeremy Devereau
Patrick Gilmore ... Scott Mathers
Viv Leacock ... Leroy Hobbs
Genevieve Buechner ... Young Marie
Kyla Wise ... Susan Carter (as Kyla Anderson)
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A seemingly respectable pillar of the community hides sickening secrets within the walls of her family home.

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The world saw them as the perfect family. The law found some perfect criminals.

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

PG-13
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Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 March 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Matter of Family See more »

Filming Locations:

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Judge: [after convicting Brenda, her husband, and her son] By the time this state is done with you, Mrs. Geck, you will become one of two things: very old... or very dead. Get them out of my sight.
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It was compelling and well done.
16 March 2004 | by jim_strzalkowskiSee all my reviews

Honestly, this movie was extraordinary. Kirstie Alley really proved herself once again as a great actress. I was blown away at this made for TV movie. Usually this genre is week on script, but I could not turn it off. If you can get a copy of this film, watch it and you will be amazed at the story and Kirstie's performance.

Kirstie who is much curvier now, is brilliant in this dramatization of a true story. It is a horrific tale and was very well done.

Normally I do not care to write comments on films, but I was so moved to do so on this one. The film and Kirstie should receive an Emmy and SAG Award for this work.


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