|Written by||Susan Rice|
|Directed by||Bob Saget|
|Theme music composer||Peter Rodgers Melnick|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Executive producer(s)||Bernie Brillstein
|Editor(s)||Michael S. Murphy|
|Running time||100 min.|
|Production company(s)||Columbia TriStar Television
|Original release||November 17, 1996|
For Hope is a 1996 ABC TV movie starring Dana Delany and directed by Bob Saget. Based on Saget's sister Gay, the movie showed the experience of a young woman fatally afflicted with the disease scleroderma. Other cast members included Tracy Nelson and Chris Demetral.
The original airing achieved the top Nielsen ratings for the time slot. The movie has periodically been re-rerun on various TV channels, and is available on DVD and VHS for a $20 donation at the Scleroderma Research Foundation.
An extra feature of the movie was that it included a cameo appearance by Scleroderma Research Foundation founder Sharon Monsky.
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