The Face on the Milk Carton (1995)

Genres - Drama  |   Release Date - May 24, 1995 (USA - Unknown)  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Director Waris Hussein delivers another made-for-television drama, this one based on the popular young-adult book by Caroline B. Cooney. The movie stars Kellie Martin as Janie, a teen who one day sees her own face on the back of a milk carton in an ad for missing children. The movie follows Janie as she unravels the mystery of her true family. When she finds out that she has been separated from her birth parents for many years, Janie struggles with questions about the family she thought was her own, and the identity of her long-lost biological parents.

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adoption, biological-family [vs. adoptive], identity, investigation, missing-person, roots [origins], search, teenagers