The Good Mother

Helen Slater Lets Emotions Fly in ‘The Good Mother’

Posted on 06/2/2013 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Entertainment If you saw M. Night Shyamalan’s brilliant 1999 The Sixth Sense, you got a glimpse of the mental disorder Munchausen by proxy syndrome — in which a child’s parent or other caregiver secretly creates an illness in the child in a twisted effort to get attention, sympathy and respect. And you may have thought to yourself, “Gosh, this would make a great Lifetime movie.” Right? I know I did. Well, I’m here to tell you, come Saturday, June 8, Lifetime …