When Andrew Came Home (2000)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  30 October 2000 (USA)
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A mother searches for five years to find her kidnapped son in this fact-based drama. Unexpectedly the boy is found, but the reunion is not as she hoped. She now has to deal with five years ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lynne Deragon ...
Craig Eldridge ...
Deena Drake
Patrick Chilvers ...
Officer Reston
Mr. Kemper
Stan Coles ...
Dr. Burton
Eve Crawford ...
Janet Hilgarde
Jean Daigle ...
Officer Pearl
Shane Daly ...
Highway Cop
Jake Goldsbie ...
Carl Rudnick
Dr. Matthews


A mother searches for five years to find her kidnapped son in this fact-based drama. Unexpectedly the boy is found, but the reunion is not as she hoped. She now has to deal with five years of abuse that the boy suffered at the hands of his kidnappers. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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A kidnapped child... A Mother's desperate five-year search... a reunion that neither one expected. See more »




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30 October 2000 (USA)  »

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Le martyr d'Andrew  »

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Jake Goldsbie, who plays Carl Rudnick, is on the Canadian teen drama Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001), where he is no longer the bully, but is bullied. Katie Lai, the girl who stood up for Andrew, is also on the show and plays Toby's (Jake's character) girlfriend, Kendra, on the show. See more »


Andrew: [tells Gail about his revelations after the kidnapping, sobs] We never stayed at the same place for long. We always moved around, mostly motels. The last place we lived - the one we stayed the longest - was a trailer. He wouldn't let me go outside during the day; I just stayed in the room watching TV. I didn't go to school, I didn't know any kids my age. There was just daddy, her, and me. Pattie, she - she hit me. He locked me in the closet. At night, they would put me outside on a long leash. I...
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when Andrea came home
29 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

i saw this movie for the second time last night (didn't see the full movie the first time). the movie was excellent!!!! very sad to watch and wondered what actually happened to this poor little boy in the five years he was taken from his mother. i have searched and searched for the actual story of what really happened to him, but with no luck. all i can find is summaries of the movie (which i know because i watched it). if anyone has any info on where i can find actual accounts of the real story please let me know. again excellent movie and the acting was outstanding. i would be very interested in reading other information surrounding what actually happened to this poor little boy. if any one as any into please email me at ewalas3658@charter.net

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