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Emma's Wish (1998)





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Tired of the loneliness pervading her daily life, 75-year-old Emma blows out her birthday candles and makes a single wish: that she be allowed a month in which to care for and make peace with her estranged daughter. The next morning, she awakens 35 years younger but still wise. Masquerading as a nanny, she convinces her daughter, who does not know her, to hire her. Once in the household, Emma realizes that there is trouble afoot, and that her daughter's marriage is in trouble. As only a mother can do, Emma begins to quietly help her daughter reassemble her life. This made-for-television drama originally aired on the CBS network.

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Joanna Kerns
as Emma Bridges
Seymour Cassel
as Harry Bridges
Courtland Mead
as Danny Bookman
Jeanne Allen
as Iris Bookman
Stephanie Niznik
as Kelly Short
Dennis Cockrum
as Det. Steele
Keith MacKechnie
as Philip Elkan
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Emma's Wish is a sweet and touching film with Joanna Kerns, Della Reese, and William R. Moses. Joanna Kerns plays a woman whom is turning 75 and wants one wish....to be with her family and be young again. She gets her wish for a month and leaves the retirement home to help her daughter's life that is falling apart. Emma (Kerns) finds time to reconnnect with her young grandchildren, daughter and son in law. Della Reese plays Emma's funny friend at the retirement home...this is a heart warming movie.

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