A young nurse becomes determined to reach an unresponsive teenage cerebral palsy patient by encouraging her to write to her favorite rock singer, Elvis Presley.
A true story. A courageous story. A love story that will touch you forever.
Did You Know?
Much of the score by John Barry
are variations of the tune for "Aura Lee," which is the song on which Elvis' "Love Me Tender" was based. See more
Just prior to the closing credits, this dedication appears on-screen:
This film is dedicated to Lena for her gift of love and conviction... To Karen for courage and determination... To Elvis Presley for his compassion and ability to spread joy. And, above all, to all the Karens everywhere who may need a friend to say "I care"...a friend like you. See more
Don't Be Cruel
Written by Otis Blackwell
, Elvis Presley See more