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
Robert B. Young <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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
When the girl is lying on the bed, the lamp changes sides between shots. See more
Sheriff Doug Barnum
We've got something out here nobody's gonna believe.
ROLL UP WALTZ
Written by Andrew J. Hall
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