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Other Women's Children

Directed by Anne Wheeler
United States, 1993 (fiction, colour, English)

Film Description:
"Based on the novel by Perri Klass, about a seemingly successful doctor in a large city hospital and mother of a bright, young son. She is deeply involved with her patients, often terminally ill children, but her love for her family and her work pulls her apart and threatens a nervous breakdown. As she struggles to answer to the demands of her work for 'other women's children,' she neglects her own child and her marriage begins to fall apart."
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Film Credits (partial):
Written by: Rama Laurie Stagner
Based on: Other Women's Children, a novel by Perri Klass
Produced by: Ilene Amy Berg, Harold Tichenor
Principal Cast: Melanie Mayron, Geraint Wyn Davies, Eric Pospil
Cinematography: Robert McLachlan
Film Editing: Frank Irvine, Mark Lemmon
Music: Peter Manning Robinson
Production Company: Crescent Entertainment, Western International Communications, Lifetime TV
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