America
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America

Director: Yves Simoneau

Cast: Rosie O'Donnell, Philip Johnson, Ruby Dee

     
 
In this made-for-TV movie from the Lifetime Channel, Rosie O'Donnell stars as Dr. Maureen Brennan, a child psychiatrist who helps a 16-year-old boy named America (Philip Johnson) overcome years of childhood trauma, including growing up with a crack-addicted mother and being shuffled through a series of foster homes. The teleplay is based on a novel by E.R. Frank, who

Overview

In this made-for-TV movie from the Lifetime Channel, Rosie O'Donnell stars as Dr. Maureen Brennan, a child psychiatrist who helps a 16-year-old boy named America (Philip Johnson) overcome years of childhood trauma, including growing up with a crack-addicted mother and being shuffled through a series of foster homes. The teleplay is based on a novel by E.R. Frank, who used her real-life experiences as a social worker as the basis for this tragic but ultimately hopeful story of transformative healing. ~ Kimber Myers

Product Details

Release Date:
09/01/2009
UPC:
0043396323391
Original Release:
2009
Rating:
NR
Source:
Sony Pictures
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Sound:
[Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time:
1:29:00
Sales rank:
38,314

Special Features

Closed Caption; Featurette - Rosie O'Donnells vision: The Making of America

Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- America
1. Chapter 1 [8:12]
2. Chapter 2 [8:30]
3. Chapter 3 [8:41]
4. Chapter 4 [7:10]
5. Chapter 5 [9:09]
6. Chapter 6 [8:49]
7. Chapter 7 [3:52]
8. Chapter 8 [8:20]
9. Chapter 9 [5:33]
10. Chapter 10 [6:28]
11. Chapter 11 [8:27]
12. Chapter 12 [5:36]

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