When sheriff Barnum investigates the death of an elderly rural resident, he discovers a teenage grandson living in the basement. Raised by his grandparents, he has experienced the world only through books, never leaving the family farm. He is sent to a state home for boys where he has trouble fitting in socially. His odd appearance and unusual abilities cause the small town residents to fear and ridicule him. However, not all are afraid. Some begin to view his potential and gifts with wonderment. Written by
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An extraordinary encounter with another human being!
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Motion Picture Rating
Rated PG-13 for intense, sometimes frightening elements of theme, and for language
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Did You Know?
During the hospital scene where Ripley confronts the Sheriff about the classroom incident, we hear a voice on the intercom paging "Dr. Tarantini", "Dr. McGreal", "Dr. Cain" and "Dr. Grodnik". Tom Tarantini
and Sean Cain
are both actors in the film, Mimi N. McGreal
is a production assistant, and Daniel Grodnik
is the film's producer. See more
In the final confrontation with John, the button on his jeans are magnetically drawn to Jeremy, but the identical buttons on his denim jacket are somehow unaffected. See more
She thinks I'm an angel.
Referenced in How to Be a Serial Killer
"ROLL UP WALTZ"
Written by Andrew J. Hall
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