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Finding a Family (2011)

TV-PG | | Drama | TV Movie 15 October 2011
Bright Alex grows up in Michigan proud of his mother, Romanian immigrant Ileana, who became a professor, vowing to make her dream come true by graduating from Harvard. But when mother ... See full summary »

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Mark Jean

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Pamela Wallace
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kim Delaney ... Ileana
Jared Abrahamson ... Alex Chivescu
Sarah-Jane Redmond ... Suzanne Bante
Paul McGillion ... Jim Bante
MacKenzie Porter ... Jen Bante
Genevieve Buechner ... Lucy
Dee Jay Jackson ... Henry
Collin MacKechnie Collin MacKechnie ... Alex at 10
Raf Rogers ... Carlos (as Rafael Pellerin)
Miles Chalmers ... Danny
Patricia Harras ... Mrs. Edinger
Kurt Evans ... Carl Dawson
Ben Cotton ... Brent Feldman
Jennifer Copping ... Ellen
Roger Haskett ... Darrel DeNova
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Bright Alex grows up in Michigan proud of his mother, Romanian immigrant Ileana, who became a professor, vowing to make her dream come true by graduating from Harvard. But when mother becomes manic-depressive and repeatedly dumps her medication, Alex each time lands in foster care. At age 16, he gets legal emancipation and vows to take charge of their lives himself. Written by KGF Vissers

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Drama

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TV-PG
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 October 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La fuerza de una promesa See more »

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Based on the true story of Alex Chivescu from Michigan. See more »

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Excellent movie w good acting
5 November 2018 | by orcl-94948See all my reviews

All good acting but I was especially impressed w the acting of MacKenzie Porter playing the foster-sister. She is really talented, and I thought stood out.


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