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The Wizard of Loneliness (1988)

PG-13 | | Drama | 3 March 1990 (Japan)
After his mother dies and father goes to fight in World War II, a young boy moves in with his aunt and uncle who live in the countryside. Lonely and unhappy, he starts believing he has super powers. Then a "dead" man shows up.

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Alan Wright ...
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Wendall
Steve Hendrickson ...
Fred
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Duffy Kahler
Jeffrey Dreisbach ...
Singing Soldier
Anne Pitoniak ...
Cornelia
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Doc
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John T.
Andrea Matheson ...
Ercel
Jeremiah Warner ...
Tom
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Sybil
Dorothy Yates ...
Dot Svenson
Doris Yates ...
Marie Svenson
Jerome Dempsey ...
Jim
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Jimmy Wiggen
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After his mother dies and father goes to fight in World War II, a young boy moves in with his aunt and uncle who live in the countryside. Lonely and unhappy, he starts believing he has super powers. Then a "dead" man shows up.

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Sometimes needing someone is the bravest thing you can do.

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3 March 1990 (Japan)  »

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A magányosság varázslója  »

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$144,566 (USA)
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Good movie
22 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I enjoyed this movie too and it used to be on VHS but I have not been able to find it anywhere, I had forgotten the title but I thoroughly enjoyed it. I even looked under Lukas Haas in Netflex and they do not have it list of movies. I hope it comes out on DVD soon. Even though Lukas Haas was quite young (just a few years older then when he was when he made Witness)he made the movie very interesting. The movie was well done about a boy who has lost his mother and his father has to go off to war so he must stay with relatives. He also believes he has super powers. It has been probably twenty years since I have seen this movie but I still remember most of it. I would love to see it again.


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