What Makes a Family (2001)

What Makes a Family (2001)
 

Director Maggie Greenwald

Writer Robert L. Freedman

Genre Drama

Year 2001

Actors Brooke Shields, Cherry Jones, Anne Meara, Al Waxman

IMDB : 6.6 (582 votes)


 

Description Brooke Shields believes she has finally found happiness, now that she and her lesbian partner (Cherry Jones) have a child. But when Jones passes away five years later and her scheming parents apply for custody behind Shields' back, an affecting struggle ensues.

Comments

  • JamieT 2016-02-01 21:37:50
    I remember when I first saw this movie. I was like five or six and I had our old TV in my bedroom so I would sneakily watch movies past my bedtime. It was the first time I can ever remember seeing anything LGBTQ+ in my life and... I like to think that this movie is why I have never ever had a problem with LGBTQ+ people. That it led me the right way to acceptance. I'll watch it again soon, as a young adult lesbian, and see if it still has the same impact on me. Thank you for uploading this!

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