7.1/10
69
2 user

Jonathan: The Boy Nobody Wanted (1992)

A Downs- syndrome boy left in an institute by his parents. Ginny work in the institute and wants to have Jonathon but has to fight the system and the parents.

Director:

Writers:

(story), (story) | 4 more credits »
Reviews
4 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Ginny Moore
...
Jonathan Willis
...
Frank Moore
...
Max Willis
...
Neil Vogler
Chris Demetral ...
Brad Moore
...
Laurie Moore
...
Judge Colbert
...
Dr. Sullivan
...
Wolff
...
Faye Lincoln
...
Carol Willis
Lorraine Morin-Torre ...
Ada
Brandon Bauer ...
Jonathan Willis Ages 11-13
K.C. Clarizio ...
Jonathan Willis Age 6
Edit

Storyline

A Downs- syndrome boy left in an institute by his parents. Ginny work in the institute and wants to have Jonathon but has to fight the system and the parents.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

19 October 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Who Speaks for Jonathan?  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Quit tugging on the heart strings
13 March 2003 | by (UK) – See all my reviews

I don't want to sound harsh or uncompassionate but there a hundred of these cases around the world and this really is no different from many of them. The title is irrelevant, Jonathan was a dearly loved child and it's nice when things like this are resolved but it's a blatant tear jerker.

The acting is ok, having had a rather bland script to work from. Christopher Burke in a way proves that having Downs Syndrome is not a hinderance in any way at all, he's an actor for goodness sake, and a very capable one at that.

There are endless TV movies about the subject, however well meaning they set out to be just end up patronising and sickly. These people arent babies and we don't need to be humoured about it.


3 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
How come they don't air this anymore? mst3k4evr-1
Discuss Jonathan: The Boy Nobody Wanted (1992) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?