True Movies / True Movies 2 - 02nd December
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06:30 Bonds Of Love (Film)
Based on a true story. An extraordinary love affair between two lost souls: Robby, a mentally disabled man, who lives with his over protective family, and Rose, a divorcee regarded as a 'bad' woman.
Starring: Kelly McGillis, Treat Williams, Steve Railsback, Grace Zabriskie, R.H. Thomson, Gordon Pinsent. Director: Larry Elikann. (1993, 15, 3 Star)
08:30 Moment of Truth: To Walk Again (Film)
The true story of two parents who took on the American military to get their son the care he needed when he became paralysed during a marines training session.
Starring: Blair Brown, Ken Howard, Cameron Bancroft, Carmen Argenziano, Gabrielle Miller, Joely Collins. Director: Randall Zisk. (Made For TV, 1994, PG, 3 Star)
10:30 Marciano (Film)
Tony Lo Bianco packs a punch in the title role of this stirring true story of boxing legend Rocky Marciano, the only heavyweight to remain undefeated during his career.
12:30 Any Mother's Son (Film)
Based on a true story. On shore leave in Japan, Navy Seaman Allen Schindler is killed by his fellow seaman simply for being gay. The Navy tries to hush up the incident, but his mother wants justice.
Starring: Bonnie Bedelia, Hedy Burress, Paul Popowich, Fiona Reid, Shawn Ashmore, Mimi Kuzyk. Director: David Burton Morris (Made For TV, 1997, 3 Star)
14:30 Haven (Film)
Based on a true story. Natasha Richardson stars as Ruth Gruber - a young woman who courageously helped escort Jewish war victims out of Nazi Germany.
Starring: Natasha Richardson, Colm Feore, Henry Czerny, Sheila McCarthy, Sebastian Roché, Robert Joy. Director: John Gray. (2001, 12, 3 Star)
18:30 Mother Trucker: The Diana Kilmury Story (Film)
Based on a true story. A feisty female truck driver fights corruption and sexism as she strives to provide for her disabled son.
Starring: Barbara Williams, Timothy Webber, Rob Lee, Wayne Robson, Mitchell Kosterman, Duncan Fraser. Director: Sturla Gunnarsson (Made For TV, 1996, 3 Star)
20:30 My Father's Shadow: The Sam Sheppard Story (Film)
Fact-based thriller about a young man who, after his father is convicted of the crime, attempts to discover the truth about his mother's murder.
Starring: Peter Strauss, Henry Czerny, John Bourgeois, Bradley Reid, Jonathan Kroeker, Janet-Laine Green. Director: Peter Levin (Made For TV, 1998, 3 Star)
22:30 The Boys of St. Vincent (Film)
The disturbing true story of the physical and emotional abuse of a number of young boys in an orphanage.
Starring: Henry Czerny, Johnny Morina, Brian Dooley, Philip Dinn, Brian Dodd, Ashley Billard. Director: John N. Smith. (Made For TV, 1992, 3 Star)
00:30 The Boys of St. Vincent: 15 Years Later (Film)
Based on a true story. When stories of child molestation surfaced, the authorities tried to hush them up. Now, 15 years on, the story continues...
Starring: Henry Czerny, Sebastian Spence, Lise Roy, David Hewlett, Timothy Webber, Kristine Demers. Director: John N. Smith. (1993, 15, 4 Star)
02:30 Popeye Doyle (Film)
Based on a true story. A tough Manhattan cop finds himself drawn into a web of intrigue when a seemingly routine drug overdose case leads to a gang of terrorists, and a drug smuggling ring.
Starring: Ed O'Neill, Matthew Laurance, James Handy, Candy Clark, George de la Pena, Audrey Landers. Director: Peter Levin. (Made For TV, 1986, 15, 3 Star)
04:00 To Save the Children (Film)
When a diabetic man, played by Richard Thomas, holds an elementary school hostage the authorities are locked in a race against time to save them.
Starring: Richard Thomas, Wendy Crewson, Jessica Steen, Joanne Vannicola, James Purcell, Robert Bednarski. Director: Steven Hilliard Stern. (Made For TV, 1994, 15, 3 Star)
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06:00 Dangerous Evidence: the Lori Jackson Story (Film)
Lynn Whitfield stars as Lori Jackson, a courageous civil rights activist, fighting to clear the name of a black marine she believes was wrongly convicted of rape.
Starring: Lynn Whitfield, Richard Lineback, Richard Yearwood, Erica Luttrell, Barbara Mamabolo, Jeff Clarke. Director: Sturla Gunnarsson. (Made For TV, 1999, PG, 3 Star)
08:00 Face Value (Film)
Based on a true story. A beautiful model is the target of a vicious attack on the streets of New York - but when she takes her attackers to court she discovers her ordeal has just begun.
Starring: Cheryl Pollak, Dale Midkiff, Kirk Baltz, Jack Blessing, Juanita Jennings, Madison Mason. Director: John Gray. (1991, PG, 3 Star)
10:00 When Friendship Kills (Film)
Two young girls develop dangerous eating disorders, when their desperate bid to become fashion-model thin goes too far.
Starring: Lynda Carter, Katie Wright, Marley Shelton, Josh Taylor, Colleen Winton, Kimberley Warnat. Director: James A. Contner. (Made For TV, 1995, PG, 2 Star)
12:00 False Arrest (Film)
Based on a true story. A murder brings a woman's secure world of privilege to an abrupt end as an ambitious state investigator links her to the crimes.
Starring: Donna Mills, Robert Wagner, Steven Bauer
(Made For TV, 1991, 15)
16:00 Jack Reed: Death and Vengeance (Film)
Tough Chicago cop Jack Reed investigates a mass murder that took place in a cemetery in broad daylight, and points towards the Russian mafia.
Starring: Brian Dennehy, Barbara Eve Harris, Joe Morton, Anthony Zerbe, Peter Outerbridge, Susan Ruttan. Director: Brian Dennehy. (Made For TV, 1996, 15, 3 Star)
18:00 Whose Child Is This? The War for Baby Jessica (Film)
A heated custody battle between her biological and adoptive parents leaves a little girl caught in the crossfire. Based on a true story.
Starring: Michael Ontkean, David Keith, Amanda Plummer, Susan Dey, Anna Ferguson, Quince Camazzola. Director: John Kent Harrison. (Made For TV, 1993, PG, 3 Star)
20:00 In Defense Of Kids (Film)
Based on a true story. An emotional account of how an encounter with a young runaway lawyer led Ellen Wilcox to come to the defence of abused and neglected juvenilies.
Starring: Bernard Behrens, Khalif Bobatoon, Georg Stanford Brown, Blythe Danner, Beth Ehlers, Tony La Torre. Director: Gene Reynolds. (Made For TV, 1983, 2 Star)
22:00 Cross of Fire (Film)
Ku Klux Klan leader David Stephenson spread the prejudice and hatred that terrorised a nation - until he was brought to trial for his crimes.
Starring: John Heard, Mel Harris, Lloyd Bridges
(Made For TV, 1989, 3 Star)
00:00 Shattered Trust (Film)
What do you do when you discover that your nightmares are something even worse: memories?
Starring: Melissa Gilbert, Kate Nelligan, Ellen Burstyn. Director: Bill Corcoran (1993, 3 Star)
02:00 Family of Spies (Film)
Based on a true story. Part 1 of 3. A naval officer starts sells military secrets to the Russians to pay off spiralling debts but then starts to involve his brother and his son in his schemes.
Starring: Powers Boothe, Lesley Ann Warren, Lili Taylor, Graham Beckel, Andrew Lowery, Jenny Robertson. Director: Stephen Gyllenhaal. (Made For TV, 1990, PG, 3 Star)