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More Than Meets the Eye: The Joan Brock Story (2003)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  16 June 2003 (USA)
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Joan devoted her life to her daughter Joy, to her husband Joe, a gym teacher and her colleague, and especially to her job, teaching at a blind school. The she gets a macula-degeneration, ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Joan Brock
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Jim Brock
Rod Wilson ...
Joe Beringer
Jennifer Pisana ...
Joy
Jennifer Wigmore ...
Marsha
Janet Amos
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Bob
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Cory
Jordan Smith ...
Jamal
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Zack (as Erik Berg)
Daniel Boiteau ...
Robbie
Skye O.J. Kneller ...
Connie (as Skye Kneller)
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Dr. Corbett
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Corey's Father
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Joan devoted her life to her daughter Joy, to her husband Joe, a gym teacher and her colleague, and especially to her job, teaching at a blind school. The she gets a macula-degeneration, which normally occurs slowly with seniors but is mysteriously accelerated, making her colorblind almost overnight and completely blind as a bat in days. After a very slow and difficult transition, she returns to work, where being blind like the kids has its merits too. Then medical misery strikes Joe even harder: the jock gets a tumor, the operation costs his right eye, but he stays generally sick, and doesn't survive. Once again she picks up the pieces of her life, and his time gets a new partner from her past, high school friend Jim Brock, who is now a reputed butterfly-expert... Written by KGF Vissers

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What a Brave woman!!!!
16 June 2003 | by (Michigan) – See all my reviews

I just finished watching the movie and I have to say that Joan Brock is a very inspirational woman! She had a lot of bad things happen to her in such a short time. If it wasn't bad enough that she lost her eyesight, she had to lose her husband as well. Not many of us would be able to overcome such a horrible experience, but she did! And she shows us that we can survive anything if we set our minds to do so.


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