What Makes a Family (2001)

ALL 01/22/2001 (en) Drama, TV Movie 120 Min
  • Release
    01/22/2001
  • Production
  • Rotten tomato
    70%
  • Original title
    What Makes a Family
  • Original language
    en
  • Production Cost
  • 0.00
    -

Based on the controversial true story

Overview

Janine and Sandy are a lesbian couple who decide to have a baby, but after a few years Sandy dies. This tragedy is exploited by Sandy's parents to snatch the girl from Janine's care. But then, and despite having the laws against her, Janine decides to fight in order to regain custody of her daughter.

  1. Maggie Greenwald

    Director

  2. Story

  3. Editor

  4. Producer



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Casts

  1. Brooke Shields

    Janine Nielssen

  2. Cherry Jones

    Sandy Cataldi

  3. Whoopi Goldberg

    Terry Harrison

  4. Anne Meara

    Evelyn Cataldi

  5. Al Waxman

    Frank Cataldi

  6. Jordy Benattar

    Heather Cataldi

  7. Melanie Nicholls-King

    Nora

  8. Stewart Arnott

    Peter

  9. Joanne Vannicola

    Melissa

  10. Roberta Maxwell

    Claire

  11. Dean McDermott

    O'Brien

  12. Sean McCann

    Judge Black

  13. Philip Williams

    Martin Crane

  14. Jayne Eastwood

    Judge Shales

  15. George Buza

    Reverend Greg Wasney

  16. Cayle Chernin

    ICU Nurse

  17. Tony Devon

    Gene

  18. Catherine Dulder

    Cop

  19. Roger Dunn

    Professor

  20. Richard Fitzpatrick

    Michael

  21. Joyce Gordon

    Tanned Woman

  22. Dawn Greenhalgh

    Dr. Gage

  23. William Lynn

    Reverend at Chapel

  24. Lorelei Mahoney

    Danielle Cataldi

  25. Tony Meyler

    Bailiff

  26. Sonja Mills

    Party Guest

  27. Andrew Moodie

    ICU Nurse Cecil

  28. Marilo Nunez

    Cop at Home

  29. Beatriz Pizano

    Woman at Hospital

  30. Reuben Thompson

    Marko

  31. Alana Turner

    Ballet Instructor

Full Cast & Crew

Casts : 31 , Crews : 2

Keyword

What Makes a Family (2001) 120 Min

ALL 01/22/2001 (en)
Drama, TV Movie
  • Release 01/22/2001
  • Production
  • Original title What Makes a Family
  • en
  • Revenue0.00

Based on the controversial true story

Overview

Janine and Sandy are a lesbian couple who decide to have a baby, but after a few years Sandy dies. This tragedy is exploited by Sandy's parents to snatch the girl from Janine's care. But then, and despite having the laws against her, Janine decides to fight in order to regain custody of her daughter.

  1. Maggie Greenwald

    Director

  2. Story

  3. Editor

  4. Producer