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Telling Nicholas
85 min.

America Undercover presents the heartrending story of a little boy who lost his mother in the Sept. 11 attacks. Seven-year-old Nicholas Lanza lives on Staten Island, N.Y., in the shadow of Manhattan, where his mother, Michele, worked in the World Trade Center. In the 10 days following the tragedy, filmmaker James Ronald Whitney ("Just Melvin, Just Evil") spent time with Nicholas and his extended family as they tried to cope with the loss of their loved one, keeping his camera rolling even as Nicholas's father tried to find the words to tell him that his mother was never coming home. The film also profiles a Muslim teen whose late father worked near the top of the north tower.
Rating: TV-PG
Category: Documentary
Director: James Ronald Whitney

Release Year: 2002

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DIRECTOR'S FILMS: GAMES PEOPLE PLAY: New York, GAMES PEOPLE PLAY: Hollywood, Telling Nicholas, Just, Melvin,
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