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Gaby: A True Story (1987)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  11 March 1988 (Mexico)
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The life of Gaby Brimmer, a girl physically handicapped, who finally gets her goals of study and triumph.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Sari
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Florencia
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Michel
Rachel Chagall ...
Gaby (as Rachel Levin)
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Fernando
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Luis
Beatriz Sheridan ...
Fernando's Mother
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David
Danny De La Paz ...
Carlos
Paulina Gómez ...
Gaby - 3 Years Old
Enrique Lucero ...
Minister of Education
Eduardo López Rojas ...
Hector Bulle Goyri
Ana Ofelia Murguía ...
Nurse at Brimmer House
Hugh Harleston ...
University Professor
Carolyn Valero ...
Teacher - Rehabilitation Center
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The life of Gaby Brimmer, a girl physically handicapped, who finally gets her goals of study and triumph.

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Drama | Romance

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11 March 1988 (Mexico)  »

Also Known As:

Gaby - Uma História Verdadeira  »

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$125,400 (USA)
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Trivia

Rachel Chagall's film debut. See more »

Connections

Featured in The 60th Annual Academy Awards (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

Piano Concerto #4
Composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
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Better than "My Left Foot"
9 December 2007 | by (Tokyo, Japan) – See all my reviews

As is often pointed out: the same theme, as in "my Left Foot", a life of handicapped person, Gabi. But I totally agree with jtur 88, this movie is better than "My Left Foot". The actors are superb. I would like to say, Everyone performs with conviction: Conviciton of not just performances, but of the way they see life. In "Gabi" there is nothing sentimental, nothing sensational, "No cheap pity for Gabi". This is the basic line of the movie. Because of this I was moved deeply and I would like to have this film at home, so that my daughter can watch it too. I wish, there would be more movies like "Gabi". A proof of conscience in the movie world. (Sorry for my restricted English ability)


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