My Sister's Keeper (2002)

My Sister's Keeper


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Based on a true story, My Sister's Keeper stars Kathy Bates as Christine, who since childhood has suffered from a debilitating mental illness. Spending most of her life in and out of various institutions, Christine has long yearned for independence, but is unable to wrest free of her controlling mother, Helen (Lynn Redgrave). Upon Helen's death, her other daughter, Judy (Elizabeth Perkins), a successful, self-absorbed art director who has deliberately distanced herself from her family, is … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Television
Directed By:
Written By: Susan Tarr
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On DVD: Jun 18, 2002



as Christine Chapman

as Judy Chapman

as Helen Chapman

as Young Christine

as Young Judy
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All Critics (2)

Melodramatic and commercial elements try their best to turn you away but this moving, provocative drama will grip your heart -- and hold it.

Full Review… | July 28, 2009
Empire Magazine

Pulling at our heartstrings, director Nick Cassavetes collaborates with The Notebook screenwriter to deliver an acutely sensitive screenplay exploring the inexplicable. Issues of morality, determination & inevitability swirl around those of life & death

Full Review… | July 23, 2009
Urban Cinefile

Audience Reviews for My Sister's Keeper

I always enjoy Hallmark movies, and I think they did an excellent job on this story. Kathy Bates is a wonderful actress, and adds a lot to this nice little movie.

Cynthia S.

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There were several parts of this story that were portrayed well, from raising awareness of the condition itself, to both view points of sufferer and family. There were times when the film could have been a little more interesting and seemed more like a made for tv type of film ? but interesting none-the-less.

Lady D'arbanville

Super Reviewer

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