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The Brooke Ellison Story (2004)

TV Movie  -   -  Biography | Drama  -  25 October 2004 (USA)
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Rendered a quadriplegic since a child from a near-fatal neck injury, a young girl fights against all odds to succeed in life from grade school to her acceptance into college under the assistance of her loyal and dedicated mother.

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Jean Ellison
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Ed Ellison
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Jan Djilas
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Mr. Barnes (as Terence Gibney)
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Jerry Lee Leighton ...
Mr. Linski
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Bobbi (as Ramona Tyler)
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Barbara
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Muriel
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Rendered a quadriplegic since a child from a near-fatal neck injury, a young girl fights against all odds to succeed in life from grade school to her acceptance into college under the assistance of her loyal and dedicated mother.

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Rated PG for thematic elements and language | See all certifications »

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Christopher Reeve's final directing project. See more »

Goofs

When Jean Ellison was about to take Brooke into the school for the first time after the accident, she parked near a set of stairs at the side of the school and proceeded to set up a portable ramp, but the brief scene prior showed the front of the school, which is accessible with a level doorway and an inclined sidewalk. See more »

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Referenced in Heart of a Hero: A Tribute to Christopher Reeve (2006) See more »

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It's Gonna Be Okay
Performed by 'Theresa Andersson (I)'
Written by Anders Osborne / Joshua Ragsdale
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A Very Moving Experience
25 October 2004 | by (Tampa, Florida) – See all my reviews

I just got finished watching the Brooke Ellison Story and I have been so touched at the courage that she has. At every obstacle that she faced, she conquered. I just wish that everyone would have the ambition and courage to do so much more.

It also showed how much parents will give up to make sure that their children are happy. Her whole family is full of support for Brooke.

I very good movie, directed by a terrific man, who will be greatly missed by many. Lacey played an excellent part, really made you feel what Brooke felt. I hope that everyone will watch this movie and learn something.


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