Any Mother's Son

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Any Mother's Son
Directed by David Burton Morris
Written by Bruce Harmon
Starring Bonnie Bedelia
Hedy Burress
Paul Popowich
Music by Pray for Rain
Cinematography John L. Demps Jr.
Edited by Michael S. Murphy
Distributed by Lifetime Television
Release date
11 August 1997
Running time
90 min
Country United States
Language English

Any Mother's Son is a 1997 television drama film directed by David Burton Morris.


The film based on the true story of US Navy Petty Officer Allen Schindler, who is murdered by two of his fellow seamen while on shore leave from his post in Japan. Two months later, Schindler's mother discovers that he was killed because he was gay. She has to fight her own homophobia and attempts by the Navy to cover up the crime.[1]


In 1998, the film won a GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Made for TV Movie.[2]


  1. ^ "Any Mother's Son - About the Movie". Lifetime Television. Archived from the original on 26 January 2008. Retrieved 2008-01-12. 
  2. ^ "GLAAD Awards Part I in NYC". Planet Out. 1998-03-31. Archived from the original on 2002-02-01. Retrieved 2002-02-12. 

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