The following is a an article published in the Spring 2014 edition of The Forum The Search for a Person’s Biological Identity By Michael Blumenfield, M.D. Philomena-One of Several Films Defines The Issue One of the top movies of 2013 is Philomena. This is the story of an elderly woman, (played magnificently by […]
In my last blog I reviewed the recent movie People Like Us. This film is about the situation where upon the death of his father, a man discovers that he has a half sister and a nephew that never knew about. This is not an unusual situation and in fact there are many variations on […]
A recent film titled People LIke Us is reviewed . The subject deals with encountering a sibling who was previously not known to exist.
The movie features Chris Pine, Elizabeth Banks and Michelle Pfeiffer. It was written by Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci and Jody Lambert all of whom
had some personal experience or first hand knowledge of such events. In a subsequent blog real case histories of such situations will be presented.
The readers are invited to write of their own experiences or clinical analysis of this topic.