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      God's New Plan

      TV-PG 1999 1 hr. 36 min. Drama List
      Reviews 54% 250+ Ratings Audience Score A woman (Katey Sagal) with a terminal illness chooses someone (Annabeth Gish) to take over for her as wife and mother. Read More Read Less

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      Audience Member you can from blewray Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 02/06/23 Full Review john l The original title of this "made for TV" movie was "God's New Plan." It was changed to "No Higher Love" after it hit the cable TV "chick-channels" and has periodic showings under the new title. The producers, writers and director pulled out all the stops to make it as weepy as possible in their attempt to ensure viewers will consume an entire tissue box before the first commercial break, and an entire case before the end. There's little doubt the story is based upon the life -- and death -- of a young Baltimore mother, who is diagnosed with cancer (for the third time) shortly after giving birth to a girl, and eventually succumbs to it. While the real story is both compelling and tragic, this TV dramatization is overwhelmingly targeted to the "chick flick" demographic. More of the story could have been -- and should have been -- spent on her husband, father and close family friends -- without the heavily cliched dialog. A potentially dramatic story is smothered by the screenplay and scripting which fails to portray an appropriate level of emotional anguish and grief and a more accurate picture of the toll terminal cancer takes on everyone: patient, family, friends and caregivers. Rated 0.5 out of 5 stars 03/31/23 Full Review Audience Member O.k. story, designed to elicit tears. Terrible acting. Rated 2 out of 5 stars 02/24/23 Full Review Audience Member A very difficult film to watch, but worth the time to view it. All of the actors performances were excellent. Just don't forget the tissues! Rated 4 out of 5 stars 02/26/23 Full Review Audience Member A very difficult film to watch, but worth the time to view it. All of the actors performances were excellent. Just don't forget the tissues! Rated 4 out of 5 stars 02/13/23 Full Review Audience Member loved it but very sad. it sucks that she got cancer for the third time. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 01/28/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Synopsis A woman (Katey Sagal) with a terminal illness chooses someone (Annabeth Gish) to take over for her as wife and mother.
      Director
      Michael Switzer
      Executive Producer
      Orly Adelson
      Rating
      TV-PG
      Genre
      Drama
      Original Language
      English