Why We Love It

Mary-Louise Parker and Peter Gallagher click as Cate and Harry, a couple learning to navigate life's challenges together for the sake of love. Nominated for a Young Artist Award for Best Family TV Movie, this film is much more than just a romantic comedy. It also deals with family dynamics, as Cate's strained relationship with her father is tested, and her concerned sisters are continually interfering with her love life.


A heart is awakened in this romance filled with hope, love and the power of commitment. Cate has a small boutique where she sells vintage clothes. Though she loves her job, it fails to impress the mother of her snobby boyfriend, who thinks Cate is a mere second class citizen. Needless to say, the relationship doesn't last long. When Cate's sisters set her up with Harry, sparks fly and they instantly fall in love. But the relationship quickly becomes complicated when Harry's doctor diagnoses him with cancer.

Starring Mary-Louise Parker and Peter Gallagher.

Starring: Mary-Louise Parker, Peter Gallagher, Bebe Neuwirth

Directed by: Brent Shields


Drama / Romance / Movies



Run Time

99:10 min.


United States


Cate DeAngelo: Mary-Louise Parker

Harry: Peter Gallagher

Francesca: Bebe Neuwirth

Dominic DeAngelo: Philip Bosco

Annette: Rebecca Luker

Cynthia: Joanna Going


Directed by: Brent Shields

Written by: Jennifer Miller

Written by: Ron Raley

Produced by: Timothy M. Bourne

Executive Producer: Richard Welsh

Original Music by: Mark Adler

Cinematography By: Kees Van Oostrum

Film Edidting by: Scott Vickney

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