America

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 ...
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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
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Special Features

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

  • Release Date: 9/1/2009
  • UPC: 043396323391
  • Original Release: 2009
  • Rating:

  • Source: Sony Pictures
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Sound: Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound
  • Time: 1:29:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 58,118

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Rosie O'Donnell Dr. Maureen Brennan
Philip Johnson America
Ruby Dee Mrs. Harper
Raquel Castro
Tim Edward Rhoze
Jade Yorker
Technical Credits
Yves Simoneau Director, Co-producer
Joyce Elaiason Teleplay
Rosie O'Donnell Executive Producer, Teleplay
David Rosemont Producer
Larry Sanitsky Executive Producer
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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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Menu

Disc #1 -- America
   Play Movie
   Subtitles
      English
      Subtitles Off
   Scene Selections
   Special Features
      Rosie O'Donnell's Vision: The Making of America
      Previews
         Impact
         The Maiden Heist
         The Lost and Found Family
         Nora Roberts: Four Must See Films
         Blu-Ray Disc is High Definition!
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