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The Yearling (1994)

Not Rated | | Adventure, Drama, Family | TV Movie 24 April 1994
In 1870s Florida, a rural family struggles to survive. A lonely twelve-year-old son, Jody (Wil Horneff), the lone surviving child, against his mother's better judgment eventually persuades ... See full summary »

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Ory Baxter
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Lem Forrester
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Millwheel Forrester
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Doc Wilson
Susan F. Allen ...
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In 1870s Florida, a rural family struggles to survive. A lonely twelve-year-old son, Jody (Wil Horneff), the lone surviving child, against his mother's better judgment eventually persuades his parents to allow him a pet fawn, which Jody grows to love deeply. Tragic conflict arises when the fawn begins eating the family's food crops. Written by JH

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24 April 1994 (USA)  »

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Ezra "Penny" Baxter: That's why I hate a bear. You look right in their face, and they got no remorse.
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Version of The Yearling (1946) See more »

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Wil Horneff's was Far better than the 1940,s Yearling..

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This was a well done re-make of the an American Classic. The acting was superb, the filming was more visually complete, and this is a must for any 13 teen year old who has to do a book report for school...not to mention the parent helping.

No kidding as a 7th grader I had to read this book as well and I can tell you that as an adult this is one that you will enjoy helping your kid with, if you rent the video first. By the way the Wil Horneff,Jean Smart,and Peter Straus combination could not have been more perfectly selected as the leads in this coming of age classic.


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