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Blood Vows: The Story of a Mafia Wife (1987)

TV-14 | | Crime, Drama | TV Movie 18 January 1987
Fashion designer Marian falls in love and marries attorney Edward. Her idyllic romance and marriage are shattered when she learns that Edward is the son of a powerful and feared mafia ... See full summary »

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Paul Wendkos
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Melissa Gilbert ... Marian
Joe Penny ... Edward Moran
Eileen Brennan ... Sylvia
Anthony Franciosa ... Lou Di Luca (as Tony Franciosa)
Talia Shire ... Gina
Carmine Caridi ... Uncle Sal
Ron Karabatsos ... Aldo
John Aprea ... Frank
John Lavachielli
Rhoda Gemignani ... Mama (as Rhoda Genignani)
Santos Morales Santos Morales
Mary Ann Pascal Mary Ann Pascal
Josh Williams Josh Williams
William Hubbard Knight William Hubbard Knight
Khorshield MacHalle Khorshield MacHalle ... (as Khorsheid MacHalle)
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Fashion designer Marian falls in love and marries attorney Edward. Her idyllic romance and marriage are shattered when she learns that Edward is the son of a powerful and feared mafia family. Edward's family begins to impose its illegal and dangerous activities upon Marian and her friends. When her best friend is murdered after confronting Edward's family, she wants out and begins to fight against the family's ominous power and reach. Written by PetrinaC <cubit@aol.com>

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 January 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Godfather's Wife See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Good Movie
13 January 2005 | by boobie1822See all my reviews

I liked the movie very much. The dialog was very well written. I suppose that you cannot please everyone in the business of writing screenplays. I do not think that most people realize how difficult it really is to write a screenplay or concoct a simple tale for the sake of entertainment. I suppose it is easy for most critics to bash a film without ever having written a screenplay. I believe that if viewers would stop taking themselves so seriously when watching a movie, we could all enjoy reasonable programming instead of watching the virtual garbage we are watching today. This movie was enjoyable to watch and that's it. I have even bought the VHS version myself. Viewers need to appreciate the art of movie making and stop complaining until THEY have sat at a typewriter and put together a 120 page script and be able to cast top people to entertain ingrates from one hour and thirty-five minutes of your time.


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