Family Rescue

Family Rescue

Graeme Campbell (1997)

87min
15 Certificate
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Review

Our Score
The presence of the ever-dependable George C Scott lifts this made-for-TV drama. Rachael Leigh Cook is Scott's granddaughter, who had a child when she was raped at 15 by her mother's (Ally Sheedy) boyfriend. In one of those mind-boggling twists, the courts inexplicably award the custody of the child to his natural father. Scott comes to the rescue, absconding with the child. Up-and-coming talent Cook shows why she's an actress to watch, while the Oscar-winning Scott is, as ever, eminently watchable.

Summary

A teenager is raped and becomes pregnant by her mother's boyfriend - but to her horror, the court grants him custody of the child. Drama, starring George C Scott, Rachael Leigh Cook, Dom Diamont and Ally Sheedy.

Cast & Crew

Clayton Harris George C Scott
Emma Baker Rachael Leigh Cook
Ray Wilcox Don Diamont
Angie Baker Ally Sheedy
Gary O'Leary Trent McDevitt
Gilford Crowell Stan Kelly
Roy Moorehead Rick Warner
Bryan O'Leary Joe Inscoe
Reverend Collins Michael Martin
Doctor Sallie Wanchisn
Director Graeme Campbell
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Other Information

Language: EnglishColourAvailable on: video
Drama