A Little Piece of Heaven (film)

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A Little Piece of Heaven
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Written byBetty Goldberg
Directed byMimi Leder
StarringKirk Cameron
Cloris Leachman
Jenny Robertson
Ron McLarty
Chelsea Noble
Jussie Smollett
Lacey Chabert
Composer(s)Don Davis
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Producer(s)Joan Barnett
Jack Grossbart
John Danylkiw
CinematographyFrançois Protat
Editor(s)Jacque Elaine Toberen
Running time110 minutes
Production company(s)Grossbart Barnett Productions
Spectacor Films
Original networkNBC
Original releaseDecember 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.[1] It originally premiered December 2, 1991 on NBC.[2]


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.



Emmy Awards

  • 1992, Outstanding Individual Achievement in Music Composition for a Miniseries or a Special (Nominated)

Young Artist Awards

  • 1993, Best Young Actress Under Ten in a Television Movie, Lacey Chabert (Nominated)


  1. ^ Loynd, Ray (December 2, 1991). "'A Little Piece of Heaven': A Nice Little Slice of Capra". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 27, 2009.
  2. ^ Carmody, John (December 11, 1991). "The TV Column". The Washington Post. Retrieved February 27, 2009.

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