The Face on the Milk Carton (1995)





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Director Waris Hussein delivers another made-for-television drama, this one based on the popular young-adult book by Caroline B. Cooney. The movie stars Kellie Martin as Janie, a teen who one day sees her own face on the back of a milk carton in an ad for missing children. The movie follows Janie as she unravels the mystery of her true family. When she finds out that she has been separated from her birth parents for many years, Janie struggles with questions about the family she thought was her own, and the identity of her long-lost biological parents.
Drama , Television
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Dorothea G. Petrie Productions


Kellie Martin
as Janie Jessmon
Jill Clayburgh
as Miranda Jessmon
Edward Herrmann
as Frank Jessmon
Johnny Green
as Reeve Shields
Sharon Lawrence
as Sada Sands
Richard Masur
as Jonathan Sands
Caroline Perreyclear
as Jodie Sands
Lorri Lindberg
as Mrs. Shields
Kristoffer Ryan Winters
as Stephen Sands
Leslie Hall
as Adair
Joanna Canton
as Sarah-Charlotte
Richard K. Olsen
as L. McDonnell
David Dwyer
as Brian Mollison
Ellen Lee
as Lizzie Shields
Lori Lindberg
as Mrs. Shields
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Sad story, super mopey and teary.

Erin Collins
Erin Collins

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A classic from my youthfulness.

Leigh Ryan
Leigh Ryan

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