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When You Remember Me (1990)

Fact-based story of Mike Mills, a teen with muscular dystrophy, who is placed in a state nursing home by his destitute single mother. There he must contend with being the only young person ... See full summary »

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Mike Mills
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Wade
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Nurse Cooder
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Vaughan
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John Harlen
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Joanne
Virginia Capers ...
Nurse Blandings
Dana Anderson ...
Harriet
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Scott
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Clay
Geoffrey Rivas ...
Ray
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Candy
Deborah Benson ...
Lucy Matson
Kari Geller ...
Tracy
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Fact-based story of Mike Mills, a teen with muscular dystrophy, who is placed in a state nursing home by his destitute single mother. There he must contend with being the only young person in the clinic and with an abusive head nurse. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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7 October 1990 (USA)  »

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A méltóság nevében  »

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Mike Mills: When you remember me. Think about the ocean, fields and mountains. Think about the wind and you'll know that I'm free.
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Brilliant, heartwarming and thought provoking.
28 October 2013 | by (Devon, England) – See all my reviews

Watched the film for the first time 3 days ago. I was so glued to the TV as the performance/story line/emotion had me glued. Amazing acting around such a dramatic heart wrenching story. Many aspects that were covered such as disability, care quality within the health care system, and the strength/determination of the disabled child living in a world which included those who did not care.

The phrase he wrote about remembering him made me cry a little because it was so beautiful. I hope the film has woken many people up with regard to the plight of the disabled. Well done to all who made this beautiful thought provoking film. I applaud you.


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