A childless middle-age couple adopt a troubled youth they find living in their crawlspace and attempt to get him to rejoin society with tragic results.

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Arthur Kennedy ...
Albert Graves
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Alice Graves
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Richard Roy Atlee
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A childless middle-age couple adopt a troubled youth they find living in their crawlspace and attempt to get him to rejoin society with tragic results. Written by Tom Eiler <teiler@erols.com>

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They Wanted A Son ... He Gave Them A Nightmare!

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After Almost 30 Years, Still Timely--Unfortunately!
1 June 1999 | by (Anderson, Indiana) – See all my reviews

It's been awhile since I've seen this one, but I remember what it was about. A different young man is taunted by the so-called "normal" kids until he's finally driven to kill violently. This movie may be almost 30 years old, but (unfortunately) its message is still timely. Time to dust this one off and show it again. Good to watch as a family with discussion afterwards.


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