A PLACE FOR ANNIE, a 1994 CBS disease-of-the-week TV movie released to home video, is elevated a notch by the heartfelt star turns delivered by its three leads.
Susan Lansing (Sissy Spacek), a no-nonsense head nurse of the pediatric ward in a major urban hospital, is horrified to discover that terminal infants taken from HIV-positive mothers are being deposited in a holding room and virtually left to die. The prevailing logic is that introducing such
children to maternal affection would be both cruel and unnecessary. Intervening in one such case--that of Annie--Lansing risks losing professional distance by petitioning to take Annie home and care for her hersel...