Music legend Diana Ross stars with singer Brandy in this 1999 American made-for-television musical drama film. It tells the story of a mother driven to reach the heights of superstardom at the cost of abandoning her only child. In its review, Variety wryly noted “the message seems to be that no maternal crisis is so complex that it cannot be mitigated by the performance of a track from one’s latest CD”
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