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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. Written by

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  1. Brooke Shields

    Brooke Shields

    Janine Nielssen

  2. Cherry Jones

    Cherry Jones

    Sandy Cataldi

  3. Whoopi Goldberg

    Whoopi Goldberg

    Terry Harrison

  4. Anne Meara

    Anne Meara

    Evelyn Cataldi

  5. Al Waxman

    Al Waxman

    Frank Cataldi

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What Makes a Family
What Makes a Family


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  • January 22, 2001


Original Language English

Runtime 2h 0m

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