Wildflower (1991)

TV Movie  |  PG-13  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  3 December 1991 (USA)
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An abused and partially deaf girl is helped back into society by two resourceful children.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jack Perkins
Ada Guthrie
Sammy Perkins
Alice Guthrie
Ormand Guthrie
Bessie Morgan
Doc Murphy
Allison Smith ...
Lisa Mae
Robert Priester ...
David Butler
Randy Williams ...
Rick Warner ...
Charles McLawhorn ...
Ike (as Edward Michael Hewett)


One day Sammy and his younger sister Ellie happen upon a cabin where Alice, a young, partially deaf girl with epilepsy is being kept by her abusive stepfather. The three soon become friends and hope to get Alice an education and help her escape from the torture she undergoes daily. However, Alice's stepfather soon finds out about the friendship Alice has struck up and punishes her brutally. This story of friendship and youth shows that everyone is human and deserves to be treated so, no matter their disability or weakness. Written by David Rush

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Release Date:

3 December 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Agriolouloudo  »

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Alice Guthrie: Why? Why am I not like everybody else? I want to be...
Sammy Perkins: What? What you want to be?
Alice Guthrie: I want to be a real girl...
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11 July 2002 | by (Broken Bow, Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

A young girl is locked away in a feed outhouse way out in the country because her redneck father thinks she is off her rocker. When 2 neighbor kids befriend her she begins to come out of her shell and slowly become functional after years as a recluse. Very good picture.

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