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Wildflower (1991)

An abused and partially deaf girl is helped back into society by two resourceful children.

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Cast

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Jack Perkins
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Ada Guthrie
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Sammy Perkins
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Alice Guthrie
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Ormand Guthrie
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Bessie Morgan
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Doc Murphy
Allison Smith ...
Lisa Mae
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Bertha
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David Butler (as Robert Priester)
Randy Williams ...
Cletus
Rick Warner ...
Minister
Charles McLawhorn ...
Mayor
E. Michael Hewett ...
Ike (as Edward Michael Hewett)
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Storyline

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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3 December 1991 (USA)  »

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Agriolouloudo  »

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1.33 : 1
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Television debut of Reese Witherspoon. See more »

Quotes

Alice Guthrie: I don't care, if everybody in the whole world laughs at my twestion marks and my commies.
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Powerful and Touching
24 December 2001 | by See all my reviews

Powerful movie for the entire family. Patricia Arquette is very believable as an abused and love starved child. Beau Bridges performance and transition is believable and touching. We have worn out two VHS copies. I only wish this made for TV movie was available in DVD format.


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