Danielle Steel's Mixed Blessings

Danielle Steel's Mixed Blessings

Bethany Rooney (1995)

86min
12 Certificate
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Review

Our Score
Three couples deal with pregnancy, adoption and infertility in this weepie based on the Danielle Steel romantic novel. The plot is predictable, but the TV-based cast gives its all, and there are some top-notch performances from ex-Happy Days star Scott Baio, St Elsewhere's Bruce Greenwood and Baywatch's Alexandra Paul. Meanwhile, director Bethany Rooney makes sure every moment is a three-hanky one, which is hardly surprising when you consider her previous output includes other Danielle Steel melodramas, Dr Quinn: Medicine Woman and Touched by an Angel.

Summary

Three couples contemplating parenthood each encounter difficulties. Andy and Diana struggle to conceive, forcing them to consider other options, Charlie wants to be a father but his wife Beth is unconvinced, while Brad and his younger spouse Pilar have a difficult relationship with his daughter from a previous marriage. Drama, starring Bruce Greenwood and Gabrielle Carteris.

Cast & Crew

Diana Douglas Gabrielle Carteris
Andy Douglas Bruce Greenwood
Charlie Winwood Scott Baio
Barbie Winwood Julie Condra
Beth Alexandra Paul
Pilar Coleman Bess Armstrong
Brad Coleman James Naughton
Dr Alex Johnson Bruce Weitz
Gayle Barbara Tyson
Nancy Janne Mortil
Sam Ocean Hellman
Director Bethany Rooney
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Other Information

Language: EnglishColourGuidance: Edited for a sex scene and nudity. Available on: video and DVD
Drama