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It Was a Wonderful Life

It Was a Wonderful Life (1993)

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For the six women profiled in the documentary It Was A Wonderful Life, the emphasis is on the word was. They all went from a comfortable middle-class existence to dire poverty and homelessness when the support of their husbands was withdrawn by divorce or abandonment. Nonetheless, as a group, they have used tremendous ingenuity and perseverance in making a life for themselves and their children, despite the absence of decently paid jobs, health-insurance, or child care. Each of these women is

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Documentary, Special Interest

May 28, 2002

Jane Balfour Films Limited

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Dedicated to the "hidden homeless," this is a devastating documentary, though not too deep, about middle-class women who have fallen from riches to rags.

December 15, 2006 Full Review Source: Variety
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Simple, sincere documentary about the hidden homeless is a wrenching look at poverty, sexual discrimination and crisis.

February 28, 2003 Full Review Source: Netflix
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