A Little Piece of Heaven (film)
|A Little Piece of Heaven|
|Written by||Betty Goldberg|
|Directed by||Mimi Leder|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Editor(s)||Jacque Elaine Toberen|
|Running time||110 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Grossbart Barnett Productions|
|Original release||December 2, 1991|
A Little Piece of Heaven is a 1991 American made-for-television family drama film directed by Mimi Leder, written by Betty Goldberg, starring Kirk Cameron and Cloris Leachman. It originally premiered December 2, 1991 on NBC.
Will Loomis (Kirk Cameron) is living with his handicapped sister Violet (Jenny Robertson) after their parents have died. She wants a young child to play with, so brother Will drugs and kidnaps a child from the local orphanage, and later, when his sister says she doesn't like the boy and demands her brother gets her a girl, Will kidnaps a girl from an abusive home.
The children are told they have died and are in Heaven. Will and Violet try to make their farm "a little piece of Heaven" for the kids, while the authorities wonder what has happened to the missing children.
- Kirk Cameron as Will Loomis
- Cloris Leachman as Edwina 'Ed' McKevin
- Jenny Robertson as Violet Loomis
- Ron McLarty as Agent Mr. Jack Daniels
- Chelsea Noble as Carrie Lee, the neighbor
- Jussie Smollett as Salem Bordaeux
- Lacey Chabert as Princess, a.k.a. "Hazal"
- Bernard Behrens as Cecil Loomis (Will's Father)
- Colin Fox as The Preacher
- Joyce Campion as Pearl
- Kay Hawtrey as Della
- Nicky Guadagni as Helen Olander
- J. Winston Carroll as Sheriff Dickson
- Amos Crawley as Gregory
- Ron Hartmann as Judge
- 1992, Outstanding Individual Achievement in Music Composition for a Miniseries or a Special (Nominated)
- 1993, Best Young Actress Under Ten in a Television Movie, Lacey Chabert (Nominated)
- Loynd, Ray (December 2, 1991). "'A Little Piece of Heaven': A Nice Little Slice of Capra". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 27, 2009.
- Carmody, John (December 11, 1991). "The TV Column". The Washington Post. Retrieved February 27, 2009.
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