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Angel in the Family
Angel in the Family
Actor: Meredith Baxter; Ronny Cox; Natasha Gregson Wagner; Tracey Needham; Tess Harper
Director: Georg Stanford Brown
Genres: Drama, Television
NR     2006     1hr 28min

Get ready to believe the impossible. Sarah Bishop and her estranged sister Beth are reunited after their father Buddy suffers a mild stroke. Buddy, who's never accepted the loss of his wife Lorraine, wants only one thing -...  more »
     
     

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Actor: Meredith Baxter; Ronny Cox; Natasha Gregson Wagner; Tracey Needham; Tess Harper
Director: Georg Stanford Brown
Genres: Drama, Television
Sub-Genres: Family Life, Television
Studio: Echo Bridge Home Entertainment
Format: DVD - Color,Widescreen
DVD Release Date: 12/05/2006
Original Release Date: 12/18/2004
Theatrical Release Date: 12/18/2004
Release Year: 2006
Run Time: 1hr 28min
Screens: Color,Widescreen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 2
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English
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Member Movie Reviews

Kathy T. from WINAMAC, IN
Reviewed on 3/12/2010...
This was a wonderful family movie! In fact, I can't repost it as it keeps going out to friends and their family/friends for viewing but that is OK too. :) They need to make more family oriented movies like this!
Renelle T. (Capturerose)
Reviewed on 1/11/2010...
I really enjoyed this movie, I wasn't so sure at first but the movie kept moving. It took a little bit for me to get into the movie, but once I did I loved it. The plot gives two daughters a chance to re-connect with the past when their mother comes back to join them in the future. If you believe in angels and the unexplained and the possibility to change the future, you will enjoy Angel in the Family.

Movie Reviews

A rare movie
bookloversfriend | United States | 09/06/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This movie is a find! It manages to deal with real people in a realistic way without resorting to the usual easy gimmick of making the people nasty and hostile. The people here are not perfect, but they are sympathetic.

Also, the relationships in this family are very realistic--again without making anyone a pain or an impossible person. Whoever wrote this had a lot of understanding of the relations between grown siblings and between grown children and their parents.

The film also explores some of the big questions of life and how important "little things" are in those big questions. The mother's admitting that she gave an incomplete version of her recipe to a friend who had admired the dish, and that she had been bothered by that and wants to make it right--this was priceless. Also, her determination to return the library book!

The transitions of the characters are well-developed and believable. They manage to work things out without everyone suddenly becoming angelic creatures without a fault in the world.

If you like human dramas about real but decent people, this is not a film to be missed. There are all too few like it.
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Warm and wonderful Christmas!
C. J. Durbin | Sun Valley, NV | 12/12/2006
(4 out of 5 stars)

"This moving incorperates all the elements of a magical, beautiful Christmas! Tracey Neeham (Sarah) is a terrific actress and her character is someone I would like as a friend. At first I thought that Natasha Gregson Wagner was not a very good actress because she was so "dead pan." Then I realized that her character, Beth, is a self-centered, pasionless, joyless person until the "magic" begins. Ronny Cox, Buddy, is one of the best character actors of our time and, of course, Meredith Baxter never disappoints. An enjoyable, heartwarming movie for Christmas or anytime!"
Angle in the Family
H. Ream | Pennsyvania USA | 01/09/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This is a very enjoyable famly movie My family really enjoyed it It shows how a family can get off track a little bit and and you get to understand how one child can see how their simbling is getting better treatment then they are reciveing, and how a family heals from the death of their Mother"