A Will of Their Own (1998)





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In Part 1 of a two-part epic that "[chronicles] women's lives in the 20th century," a photojournalist (Lea Thompson) recounts her family history. James: Thomas Gibson. Veronica: Ellen Burstyn. Annie: Reiko Aylesworth. Margaret: Faye Dunaway.
Drama , Television
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The Wolper Company


Lea Thompson
as Amanda Steward
Thomas Gibson
as James McClaren
Ellen Burstyn
as Veronica Steward
Faye Dunaway
as Margaret Sanger
Reiko Aylesworth
as Annie Jermaine
Tovah Feldshuh
as Mrs. Rubenstein
Michael Muhney
as William Steward
Diana Scarwid
as Crystal Eastman
John Shea
as Jonathan Abbott
Lois Smith
as Miss Maude
David New
as Martin
Karin Anglin
as Isobel
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Audience Reviews for A Will of Their Own

This was a TV mini-series with handsome Thomas Gibson (from Dharma and Greg) and Lea Thompson (who starred in the late 90's TV series "Caroline in the City"). I vaguely remember it being about a woman who gets pregnant out of wedlock. She ends up having to marry a very nice man to support her but the problem is she really doesn't love him. The movie spans over 5 generations in the 20th century.

Ida Kern
Ida Kern

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I happened to catch this on ... yes... Lifetime, one Sunday when I was really bored. I was blown away buy the movie. It is very long but very worth watching. Its a rollercoaster of emotions. Make sure you have a box of tissues withing reach!


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