Young Christopher Millard fantasizes about being a squire of the Round Table and studies the stars. But when his difficulty breathing turns out to be caused by a tumor, his fantasies turn ... See full summary »

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(short story) (as Chris Millard), (teleplay)
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Christopher 'Chris' Millard / Squire Millard (as Thomas Guiry)
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Dr. Burke / Sorceress Reptannehan
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Charles Millard / Charles the Mysterious
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Irma Millard / Hermit of the Lagoon
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Stacie Millard
Ryan Koch ...
Nick
Leland Baxter Neal ...
Simon
Jason Mason ...
John
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Knight #1
Don Nau ...
Knight #2
Eric Jewett ...
Surgeon
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Black Cavalier
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Young Christopher Millard fantasizes about being a squire of the Round Table and studies the stars. But when his difficulty breathing turns out to be caused by a tumor, his fantasies turn into a means to battle the disease. Chemotherapy eats his summer and instead of writing the standard "What I did during my summer vacation", his teacher lets him write a fictional story, and Chris makes characters from the people around him. As Chris battles with doctor, treatments, and the illness, Squire Millard goes on a quest against an evil sorceress to gain the four diamonds of Courage, Wisdom, Honesty, and Strength: qualities that Chris himself attains as his health fails. Written by Kathy Li

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Fantasy | Drama | Family

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12 August 1995 (USA)  »

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De fyra diamanterna  »

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1.33 : 1
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Based on the true story of Chris Mallard who died in 1972 from cancer. The story around which the film revolves was written by him while he was ill. See more »

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Great movie
19 June 2001 | by (Weston FL) – See all my reviews

This movie is wonderful. The way every single person handles disease and death is not well understood. This young boy fantasies every time he gets the chemo, as if he was fighting with Knights. Let me tell You, you have no idea how hard I have been looking for this movie to buy it, because it would be perfect for my support group. Unfortunately is not good business for Disney.


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