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Child of Rage (1992)

A priest and his wife adopt a brother and sister, but the girl has terrible outbursts of rage. They get her in treatment and try to find out the reason for this.

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Barbara
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Patricia Gage ...
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Terence Kelly ...
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A priest and his wife adopt a brother and sister, but the girl has terrible outbursts of rage. They get her in treatment and try to find out the reason for this. Written by Erik Adelfred <eca_97gr@edu.ats.dk>

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29 September 1992 (USA)  »

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Based on the 1990 short documentary of the same name " Child of rage " See more »

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Doris: [Doris is describing to Jill and Rob the circumstances under which she found Catherine and Eric] The house was filthy; there was garbage everywhere, the whole place stank of urine. I could hear the screaming all the way outside, it was Catherine at eighteen months old. She'd been tied to a table leg, she was lying in all the filth on the freezing kitchen floor wearing nothing more than a little sunsuit that was all caked with her own...
[Doris notices Rob and Jill's distress]
Doris: Anyway, I picked her...
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A great representation
16 November 2004 | by (Santa Barbara, CA) – See all my reviews

This movie was by far one of the best movies aired on the Lifetime Movie Channel. It does a great job depicting the effects of child abuse and sexual trauma on young children. This movie will leave you at the edge of your seat hugging your pillow wondering what will become of little "Cat". I love the way little "Cat" is portrayed throughout the movie as the innocent child with a dark secret. The end is very inspirational as to the efforts of psychologists and their aid in helping children dealing with PTSD. Anyone who has been abused as a child will understand the hidden meaning behind this movie and understand what little "Cat" had to go through. Watch this movie with an open mind and understand the reasons behind "Cat's" mood swings and tell me if you still think she is a "brat". I don't think so.


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