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The Yarn Princess (1994)

Margaret, who has certain mental disabilities, struggles when her husband, Jake, is diagnosed with schizophrenia and the authorities wish to take her children away from her. She has to ... See full summary »

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Margaret Thomas
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Steven Hoffman
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Mike
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Jimmy Thomas
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Daniel Thomas
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Wanda
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Esther
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Peter Thomas
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Peggy
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Bob Mathews
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Joshua 'Josh' Thomas
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Pete
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Ryan Flynn
Peter Crook ...
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Margaret, who has certain mental disabilities, struggles when her husband, Jake, is diagnosed with schizophrenia and the authorities wish to take her children away from her. She has to prove in a court of law that she is capable of taking care of her family. Written by Lars Skogan <siv_921362@debet.nhh.no>

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27 March 1994 (USA)  »

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Tearjerker
10 May 2007 | by See all my reviews

This film made me cry when the mother is losing her family. in fact its the only film i can think of that made me cry. Its one of those films that has such touching moments that it remains one of the unforgettable films of the 90s. I think the sympathy here is in the fact she totally has her heart in the right place but the bureaucratic machinery cannot see that. Its one of the very few films which truly shows what it means to be a decent parent. Too many American films show upwardly mobile professionals as parents with very few real problems. Sherrybaby is another film of a low achiever but the lead in that film loses sympathy points due to her promiscuity and drug habit. Rent this film if you want a good cry....best watched alone!


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