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A Simple Twist of Fate (1994)

PG-13 09/02/1994 (US) FamilyComedy 1h 46m

A twist of fate brought them something wonderful... Each other!

Overview

When Michael McCann is thrown over by the woman he loves, he becomes something of a misanthrope and a miser, spending all of his spare money on collectible gold coins. Living in the same town is an affluent family with two sons: John and Tanny. Tanny's a wild boy, whom John cannot control, and one night he breaks into McCann's house, and steals the gold and disappears, which nearly confirms McCann's distrust of mankind. But then, a mysterious young woman dies in the snow outside McCann's house, and her small daughter makes her way to McCann's house and into McCann's life and heart. He names her Matilda, and raises her, finding companionship and a new joy in life with his adopted daughter. But the secret of Matilda's birth may tear them apart.

  1. Gillies MacKinnon

    Director

  2. George Eliot

    Novel

  3. Steve Martin

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Steve Martin

    Steve Martin

    Michael McCann

  2. Anne Heche

    Anne Heche

    Tanny's Playmate

  3. Gabriel Byrne

    Gabriel Byrne

    John Newland

  4. Laura Linney

    Laura Linney

    Nancy Lambert Newland

  5. Catherine O'Hara

    Catherine O'Hara

    April Simon

  6. Stephen Baldwin

    Stephen Baldwin

    Tanny Newland

  7. Byron Jennings

    Byron Jennings

    Keating

  8. Michael Des Barres

    Michael Des Barres

    Bryce

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A Simple Twist of Fate

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Original Language English

Budget -

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