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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Tom Nursall (written by) &
Harris Goldberg (written by)
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Release Date:
10 November 1996 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
A divorcee moves her family cross-country to take her paralyzed son to a pioneer neurosurgeon. | Add synopsis »
Awards:
2 nominations See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Judith Light ... Anna Lerner

Tom Irwin ... Dr. Decker

Christopher Reeve ... Denny Gabriel

Alfre Woodard ... Dr. Sandlin
Kendall Cunningham ... Georgie Lerner
Tim Redwine ... Ben Lerner

Brad Dourif ... Kirby

Nick Searcy ... Jim

Lee Norris ... Perry
Joey Stinson ... Kevin
Amanda Minikus ... Terry

Van Hughes ... Derek Hastings (as Van Michael Hughs)
Michael Ayers ... Lawrence
Christopher Fennell ... Joel
Rasool J'Han ... Teacher

General Fermon Judd Jr. ... Nurse

Richard K. Olsen ... Arners

Nina Repeta ... Monica
Nelson George ... Senior Citizen

Joe Inscoe ... Lowell Birch
Jeff Hochendoner ... Officer
John C. Liguori ... Exam Doctor (as John C. Liguori M.D.)
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Directed by
Deborah Reinisch 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Tom Nursall (written by) &
Harris Goldberg (written by)

Produced by
Craig Anderson .... executive producer
Marty Eli Schwartz .... producer
 
Original Music by
Ron Ramin 
 
Cinematography by
Neil Roach (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Scott Vickrey 
 
Production Design by
C. Robert Holloway 
 
Art Direction by
Geoffrey S. Grimsman 
 
Set Decoration by
Tim Pope 
 
Costume Design by
Patsy Rainey 
 
Makeup Department
Rudolph Eavy III .... makeup artist (as Rudolph Eavey III)
Mary Hedges Lampert .... hair stylist (as Mary Lampert)
Susan Buffington .... assistant hair stylist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Ric Rondell .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Frank Waldeck .... second assistant director
Michele Ziegler .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Alton McClellan .... charge scenic
Richard Waldrop .... prop master
Alyce Fahsholtz .... art department coordinator (uncredited)
John France .... leadman (uncredited)
Bob Smith .... set dresser (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Wayne Artman .... sound re-recording mixer
G. Michael Graham .... sound supervisor
Robert L. Harman .... sound re-recording mixer (as Robert Harmon)
Douglas L. Hill .... boom (as Doug Hill)
Dennis Sager .... re-recording engineer
Steven R. Smith .... sound mixer (as Steve Smith)
J.R. Westen .... sound re-recording mixer (as J.R. Weston)
Bob Costanza .... sound effects editor (uncredited)
 
Stunts
John Gilbert .... stunt double: Tim Redwine & Kendall Cunningham (uncredited)
Gregg Smrz .... stunt coordinator (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Eric Bartsch .... key grip
Kelly Curry .... best boy grip
Guy D'Alema .... still photographer
Rusty Edmonson .... lighting technician
Keith Pickett .... best boy (as Marshall Keith Pickett)
Michael Edison Satrazemis .... first assistant camera (as Michael Satrazimas)
James Tomaro .... gaffer
 
Casting Department
Francine Decoursey .... extras casting
Judith Holstra .... casting
 
Editorial Department
Paul Karasick .... associate editor
 
Music Department
Lori Slomka .... music editor
 
Transportation Department
Sonya Tomaro .... driver (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Mitzi G. Corrigan .... script supervisor
Chad Graves .... set production assistant
Eleanor Hemingway .... production coordinator
Johanna Klingenberger .... first assistant accountant
John C. Liguori .... medical advisor (as John C. Liguori M.D.)
Caroline Korney .... production accountant (uncredited)
 

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Runtime:
93 min
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
This was Christopher Reeve's first role after the accident that left him paralysed as well as his final feature film appearance. All of his subsequent roles were on television.See more »

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Question, 8 September 2005
Author: (Assertivewoman1@aol.com) from United States

Does anyone know if this movie is based on a true story? I have seen it twice and it is inspirational. It is a great example that shows what a mother wouldn't do for their child. This also includes fathers who have to play dual roles as both father and mother. I thank you if you can find out the answer to my question. I have spinal conditions, endo (it won't allow me to spell out this disease), and chronic pain due from them. I run and CO-run support groups both Online and Offline for spinal conditions, endo, chronic pain, and also eating disorders. I am here for anyone who need support. Again, I thank you and I wish everyone well.

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