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What If God Were the Sun? (2007)

TV-PG | | Drama | TV Movie 14 May 2007
A grieving nurse finds comfort and inspiration in her new assignment, where she meets a terminally ill woman with a quick wit and strong faith.

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Stephen Tolkin

Writers:

Janet Dulin Jones (teleplay), Jamie Pachino (teleplay) | 1 more credit »
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lacey Chabert ... Jamie Spagnoletti
Sam Trammell ... Jeff
Sarah Rafferty ... Rachel
Klea Scott ... Carmen
Amanda Brugel ... Lupe
Diana Reis ... Katherine
Kim Roberts ... Maricela
Maria Ricossa ... Alma
Gena Rowlands ... Melissa Eisenbloom
Illya Torres-Garner Illya Torres-Garner ... Raul
Ernesto Griffith Ernesto Griffith ... Captain Herbert
Yogesh Chotalia Yogesh Chotalia ... Dr. Browning
David Stuart Evans David Stuart Evans ... Michael (as David Evans)
Robert Marshall Robert Marshall ... Orlando
Jan Skene ... Dr. Greenberg
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A grieving nurse finds comfort and inspiration in her new assignment, where she meets a terminally ill woman with a quick wit and strong faith.

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Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 May 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Si Dios fuera el sol See more »

Filming Locations:

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

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By the end of the movie, when Jeff puts the ring on Jamie's finger, her finger is scratch-less, when a week ago she had cut herself quite deeply while cooking See more »

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Featured in The 59th Primetime Emmy Awards (2007) See more »

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Well, to look directly at him, we'd need those funky glasses that seem like they're made partially from tin-foil, but that'd still constitute an upgrade
22 November 2009 | by TBJCSKCNRRQTreviewsSee all my reviews

This is one of the first films I watch that stars Lacey Chabert, and I gotta say, she's talented. She nails this role, just as she has in everything else I've seen her in. Here, she plays a nurse with a strained relationship with her parents. She works at the ER, and after her father passes away when she was with another patient, things go south. Not long after, she finds herself working for a middle-aged terminal woman, and that changes her perspective completely. Every acting performance is great. The humor, whilst a lot of it is dark comedy, has a real heart and is, quite frankly, utterly hilarious. Every character is well-written, credible and consistent. The supernatural aspects tend to be *really* obvious(in spite of them not being, you know, a big, bright light or a burning bush)... can someone please explain to me why there are groups of people who believe that if something from the beyond were to send us messages, they'd be clues like you find in a crime story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle or Agatha Christie? This does get its message across nicely, and there certainly are more obnoxious movies out there that try to get you to embrace the father, son and holy spirit. Editing and cinematography are good. So is pacing. There is a little disturbing content, and an intense sequence or two. I recommend this to fans of those who made it, and/or of the genre drama. 7/10


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