Her Desperate Choice

Her Desperate Choice (1996)

To stay... To fight... To run.

  • Genre: Drama, TV Movie
  • Release Date: 1996-09-14
  • User Rating: 4.7/10 from 5 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 32min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Carroll Newman Productions
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Michael M. Scott
star 4.7/10
From 5 Ratings


Despite allegations of child sexual abuse against Jody's ex-husband Marcus, the court orders joint custody of their daughter Samantha. Jody faces a choice of turning Samantha over to Marcus or taking her on the run and risk kidnapping charges. Pursued by both the FBI and a private detective, Jody and Samantha are hunted, fleeing from town to town with the help of an underground network set up to help women and children escape from abuse. Based on a true story. 

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  • Faith Ford

    as Jody Murdock / Sarah Parker
  • Hanna Hall

    as Samantha / Sammy
  • Kyle Secor

    as Jim Rossi
  • Nigel Bennett

    as Raskin
  • Alex Carter

    as Marcus Perry
  • Lynne Cormack

    as Grace
  • Corinne Conley

    as Jody's Mother
  • Mimi Kuzyk

    as Dr. Baskin
  • Philip Williams

    as Frank
  • Martin Roach

    as Mike Donner
  • Jackie Richardson

    as Frances
  • Deborah Grover

    as Kathy (Shelter)
  • Vickie Papavs

    as Marnie
  • Christina Collins

    as Myrna Goodman
  • David Huband

    as State Trooper
  • Ann-Marie MacDonald

    as Teacher
  • Douglas O'Keeffe

    as Classroom Cop
  • Michael J. Reynolds

    as Jim's Father
  • Michael Eric Kramer

    as Arron Miller
  • Matt Cooke

    as Springfield Sheriff
  • Scott Wickware

    as Park Detective
  • Fiona Highet

    as FBI Agent
  • Peter Snider

    as Girl's Father
  • Howard Hoover

    as Mac
  • Kirsten Kieferle

    as Ronni
  • Desmond Campbell

    as Jonnstown Cop
  • Victoria Mitchell

    as Lucy
  • Sarah Rosen Fruitman

    as Sammy's Friend
  • David Collins

    as Clerk
Art James McAteer Production Design
Editing Hughes Winborne Editor
Sound Lawrence Shragge Original Music Composer
Camera Tony Imi Director of Photography
Production Carroll Newman Executive Producer
Production Mel A. Bishop Executive In Charge Of Production
Sound David E. Fluhr Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Directing Michael M. Scott Director
Writing Vivienne Radkoff Screenplay
Production Vivienne Radkoff Co-Executive Producer
Production Julian Marks Co-Producer
Production Mark Winemaker Unit Production Manager
Production Mark Winemaker Line Producer
Production Nelleke Privett Casting
Production Michael Tough Location Manager
Directing Carol Pears Script Supervisor
Production Susan Booker Casting
Production Melissa Gleason Associate Producer
Sound Don Digirolamo Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Camera Christopher Robin Faulkner Key Grip
Crew Matthew Wolchock Transportation Coordinator
Costume & Make-Up Regan Noble Hairstylist
Directing Chris Lamon Assistant Director
Production Shauna Jamison Production Coordinator
Art Jeanne Beveridge Title Designer
Directing Ron Oxley Second Assistant Director
Costume & Make-Up Mary Sue Heron Makeup Artist
Lighting Ira Cohen Gaffer
Sound Ao Loo Sound Mixer
Sound Dennis Kirk Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Art Adrian Hardy Property Master
Art Gordon Lebredt Art Direction
Directing Bill Spahic First Assistant Director
Costume & Make-Up Melanie Jennings Costume Designer
Art Peter Razmofsky Set Decoration
Crew David S. Grant Post Production Supervisor
Sound Christopher Harvengt Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Christine Cholvin Music Editor
Editing Regina Okasaki de Freitas Assistant Editor
Production Teri Spasov Production Accountant
Art Christopher Jenkins Property Master
Production Kristi Wiggins Post Production Coordinator