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We Were the Mulvaneys (2002)

TV-14 | | Drama | TV Movie 8 April 2002
Based on the novel by the same name, We Were the Mulvaneys is a sensitive portrayal of one family's journey as they face conflict, fear, tragedy and ultimately, themselves.

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Peter Werner

Writers:

Joyce Carol Oates (novel), Joyce Eliason (teleplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Beau Bridges ... Michael Mulvaney, Sr.
Blythe Danner ... Corinne Mulvaney
Tammy Blanchard ... Marianne Mulvaney
Tom Guiry ... Judd Mulvaney, Narrator (as Thomas Guiry)
Jacob Pitts ... Patrick Mulvaney
Mark Famiglietti ... Mike Mulvaney Jr.
Shawn Roberts ... Zachary Lundt
Colin Ferguson ... Dr. Witt
Leigh Enns ... Trish La Porte
John O'Callaghan ... Abelove
Jon Ted Wynne ... Mort Lundt
Wayne Nicklas Wayne Nicklas ... Ray Pringle
Chris Sigurdson Chris Sigurdson ... Deputy Harris (as Christopher Sigurdson)
Muriel Hogue Muriel Hogue ... Lydia Bethune
Robert Huculak Robert Huculak ... Coach Hanson
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Based on the novel by the same name, We Were the Mulvaneys is a sensitive portrayal of one family's journey as they face conflict, fear, tragedy and ultimately, themselves.

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Family was everything. Until everything fell apart.

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 April 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Change of Heart See more »

Filming Locations:

Carman, Manitoba, Canada See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Above average TV movie
8 June 2008 | by Gore_WonSee all my reviews

It might be difficult for the younger generations to understand the progression of this movie's plot. We know now that women have rights, too, that they are sometimes violated against their will, and that hidden secrets have a way of coming out against our will.

But people just a few decades ago did not know that. Just three decades ago, a women was presumed to have invited a man to have sex with her if she cried rape. Sexual abuses were hushed, pregnant girls sent away in group homes.

I suspect that women from past eras will find this film provoking, and the younger ones will do well to see how much progress has been achieved since. We still have a long way to go, of course.


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