The Deep End of the Ocean (1999)

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Drama. Beth, a young mother with three children, is mortified when her little boy mysteriously disappears on a visit to Chicago. She is unable to cope with his disappearance and becomes obsessed with trying to find him. Nine years later, by a stroke of luck, a young boy comes to the family home offering to mow the lawn, and Beth recognises him as her son.

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