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Cries from the Heart (1994)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  16 October 1994 (USA)
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Michael is an autistic 7 year old child. He cannot speak or write. His mother, Karen, sends him to a special school to help him learn. Michael is taught to use a computer in order to ... See full summary »

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Michael is an autistic 7 year old child. He cannot speak or write. His mother, Karen, sends him to a special school to help him learn. Michael is taught to use a computer in order to express his feelings. Upon this, Michael reveals his fear of one of the ordelies at his school. He reveals he was sexualy abused by his guardian there, Jeff. Then ensues a courtroom battle, is Michaels evidence reliable? Written by Anonymous

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A very heartbreaking and eye-opening movie
26 March 2000 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I found the movie was well put together, and had a very good story line.

It's about time that some-one actually displayed what is going on in these sort of places, as I do not feel it is appropriate for these sort of things to be going on.


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