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Little Girl Lost (1988)

Not Rated | | Drama | TV Movie 25 April 1988
Based on a true story, The Brady family fight to adopt a little girl they fostered. But then social welfare decide to send Tella back to her natural father, who it is apparent is sexually ... See full summary »

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Clara Brady
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Tim Brady
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Andrea Newman
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Lester
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Wolff
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Violet Young
Joel Colodner ...
Hank
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Derek Strull
Marie Martin ...
Tella
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Kelly Brady
Matthew Scott Carlton ...
Nathan Lees
C. Jack Robinson ...
Judge Greer
Gigi Cervantes ...
Brandy
Rudy Young ...
Ed de Busk
Annabelle Weenick ...
Gwynneth Soames
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Based on a true story, The Brady family fight to adopt a little girl they fostered. But then social welfare decide to send Tella back to her natural father, who it is apparent is sexually and physically abusing her. The Bradys fight to get her back. Written by Anonymous

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Neglected, abused and abandoned- the heartrending story of a little girl lost.

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25 April 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Az elveszett kislány  »

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Tim Brady: How's my beans?
Tella: How come you call me beans?
Tim Brady: Because you're full of beans!
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a good film
4 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This story illustrates what was and is wrong with the child welfare system even today. I thought the acting was very realistic. I especially liked the scene is which Clara Brady, played by Tess Harper, openly declares her love for the little girl she has raised since infancy. She stands up to the social worker.

The story is about a foster child who is forced to return to her father whom she claims is abusing her. It is a based on a true story. It is similar to what has been happening to many children in this country who are caught up in the system that is supposed to protect them.

The actors are convincing in their roles. Marie Martin as the little girl does a fine job with a very difficult role.


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