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Joni (1979)

 -  Biography | Drama  -  1 June 1979 (USA)
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Based on Joni Eareckson's autobiography. She becomes paralyzed after breaking her neck in a swimming accident at age 17. Trying to cope with her new life, she learns to paint using her mouth and finds strength in her new Christian faith.

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Joni Eareckson Tada ...
Joni
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John Eareckson
Katherine De Hetre ...
Jay Eareckson
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Dick Filbert
John Milford ...
Dr. Sherrill
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Lindy Eareckson
Louise Hoven ...
Diana
Michael Mancini ...
Don Bertolli
Cloyce Morrow ...
Barbara Marshall
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Steve Estes
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Kathy Eareckson
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Butch
Cheryl Harvey ...
Betty
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Earl
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Ann Wilson
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Based on Joni Eareckson's autobiography. She becomes paralyzed after breaking her neck in a swimming accident at age 17. Trying to cope with her new life, she learns to paint using her mouth and finds strength in her new Christian faith.

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Sometimes where the body is held captive the Spirit is set free

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Journey's End
Music by Tedd Smith
Lyrics by Rob Tregenza
Performed by Joni Eareckson Tada
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A Touching Christian Movie
14 July 1999 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This is a very good Christian Movie. I read the book called "Joni" and that's where this movie came from. I would say, that if you want a lot of drama then this is what you need to see.


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