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Untamed Love (1994)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  3 August 1994 (USA)
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A badly abused girl of 7 is saved from having to be admitted to an institution by a dedicated Special Education teacher whose class she's been placed in until there is an opening in the hospital. In that time they form a strong bond and the child begins to heal. The teacher begins to think an institution is not what this child needs. Written by Peyton <delenn@delenn.net>

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Based on the book "One Child" by Torey Hayden, a special needs teacher who came into contact with a child called Sheila who, at the age of 6, had tied a 3-year-old to a tree and burned him. See more »

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This is based on 'One Child'
16 May 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I haven't actually seen this film, but I wanted to point out that it is based on Torey Hayden's book One Child, which is about a 6 year old girl called Sheila-

Sheila came into Torey Hayden's class for "special children" at the age of 6 after having tied a 3-year-old child to a tree and critically burned him. (from the back of the book)

Torey herself, on her website (www.torey-hayden.com) says that this film was not as good as she wanted it to be. If you want to get the real story, read One Child (and Tiger's Child- the sequel). Also, go to her website, which also has a message board to discuss her books and other stuff.


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