In the 1970s, Jessica Hathaway (Angela Punch McGregor) joins the staff of Brentwood Hospital, a government facility for handicapped children in Melbourne, Australia. One of her patients is Annie O'Farrell (Tina Arhondis), whose cerebral palsy has kept her institutionalized since the age of 3. Convinced the girl, now 13, has been misdiagnosed as legally retarded, Jessica teaches her to communicate through a Ouija board in this true story about the fight to free Annie from institutional care.
Angela Punch McGregor in her most stunning performance to date
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Did You Know?
Source authoress Anne McDonald
was originally going to portray herself in the film but had grown-up past the age of her character by the time the movie went into development and production so Tina Arhondis
was cast to play Annie. See more