7.0/10
171
3 user

Little Girl Lost (1988)

Not Rated | | Drama | TV Movie 25 April 1988
Based on a true story, The Brady family fight to adopt a little girl they fostered. But then social welfare decide to send Tella back to her natural father, who it is apparent is sexually ... See full summary »

Director:

Sharron Miller

Writers:

Angela Shelley (story), C. Scott Alsop (story) | 1 more credit »
Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A mother and daughter find their lives adversely affected when a new man enters the picture. Will their family ever be what they expect?

Director: Anjelica Huston
Stars: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Ron Eldard, Glenne Headly
She Woke Up Pregnant (TV Movie 1996)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A sleazy dentist sexually assaults his patients while they are under heavy sedatives after he performs dental surgery on them. One woman gets impregnated from such an incident and decides ... See full summary »

Director: James A. Contner
Stars: Michele Greene, William R. Moses, Lynda Carter
No Child of Mine (TV Movie 1997)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A British schoolgirl struggles to come to terms with the horrific and disgusting sexual abuse inflicted upon her by the adults in her life. When she resorts to self-harm to escape her troubles, a caring teacher tries to get her some help.

Director: Peter Kosminsky
Stars: Brooke Kinsella, Colin Salmon, Billy Geraghty
When Andrew Came Home (TV Movie 2000)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A woman is reunited with her kidnapped son after five years, but sadly she finds out that he has a near-infantile mindset and apparent mental problems. Will she give up on Andrew, or try to help him work through the abuse he suffered?

Director: Artie Mandelberg
Stars: Park Overall, Jason Beghe, Seth Adkins
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

The true story of a woman who believed her infant daughter had perished in a fire, only to find her 6 years later living with another family.

Director: Paul A. Kaufman
Stars: Judy Reyes, Ana Ortiz, Hector Luis Bustamante
Something About Amelia (TV Movie 1984)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Counseling helps family deal with the discovery that their child was sexually abused by the closest relative.

Director: Randa Haines
Stars: Ted Danson, Glenn Close, Olivia Cole
Someone She Knows (TV Movie 1994)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A desperate mother becomes detective to solve her 5 year-old daughter's death. The authorities suspect that the girl has been killed by a well-known person of the family.

Director: Eric Laneuville
Stars: Markie Post, Gerald McRaney, Jeffrey Nordling
No Child of Mine (TV Movie 1993)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A woman accustomed to always having the last word in every situation, finds herself trying to "rescue" her grandson, Jesse, from being signed away to grow up in an institution for Down's Syndrome children.

Director: Michael Katleman
Stars: Patty Duke, Tracy Nelson, G.W. Bailey
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Fact-based story of a legal battle fought over custody of five siblings.

Director: Michael Ray Rhodes
Stars: Sarah Jessica Parker, Sally Struthers, Lexi Randall
Wife, Mother, Murderer (TV Movie 1991)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

The life of Audrey Marie Hilley, who, in order to start a new life, took drastic action.

Director: Mel Damski
Stars: Judith Light, David Ogden Stiers, Kellie Overbey
Family Sins (TV Movie 1987)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Bryan's picture-perfect family isn't all that it appears; Dad loves Bryan's spoiled little brother more than his older son, leading to psychotic behavior on Bryan's part.

Director: Jerrold Freedman
Stars: James Farentino, Jill Eikenberry, Andrew Bednarski
When He Didn't Come Home (TV Movie 1998)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A mother (Patty Duke) goes to Chicago to try to find her son (Robert Floyd) who has suddenly quit contacting her and can't be reached.

Director: Paul Schneider
Stars: Patty Duke, Kelly Rowan, Robert Floyd
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tess Harper ... Clara Brady
Frederic Forrest ... Tim Brady
Patricia Kalember ... Andrea Newman
Lawrence Pressman ... Lester
Christopher McDonald ... Wolff
Sandy Martin ... Violet Young
Joel Colodner Joel Colodner ... Harry
William Phipps ... Derek Strull
Marie Martin Marie Martin ... Tella
Kathy Trageser ... Kelly Brady
Matthew Scott Carlton Matthew Scott Carlton ... Nathan Lees
C. Jack Robinson C. Jack Robinson ... Judge Greer
Gigi Cervantes Gigi Cervantes ... Brandy
Rudy Young Rudy Young ... Ed de Busk
Annabelle Weenick ... Gwynneth Soames
Edit

Storyline

Based on a true story, The Brady family fight to adopt a little girl they fostered. But then social welfare decide to send Tella back to her natural father, who it is apparent is sexually and physically abusing her. The Bradys fight to get her back. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Neglected, abused and abandoned- the heartrending story of a little girl lost.

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 April 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Affidamento See more »

Filming Locations:

Dallas, Texas, USA See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Tim Brady: How's my beans?
Tella: How come you call me beans?
Tim Brady: Because you're full of beans!
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
There must be more boring films than this, but..
30 May 2005 | by anxietyresisterSee all my reviews

At the moment it is very hard to think of any. A little girl gets wrenched away from her loving foster parents into the arms of her abusive biological father (don't ask why). Cue over an hour of enough waterworks to flood the Thames, more courtroom scenes than you'd see in an entire season of Magnum P.I, and one of the most annoying, cutesy moppets in the history of cinema who is so sickly sweet your teeth will rot just by looking at her. Will she end up staying with Mr Violent at the end, or will she go back into the warm bosom of her adopted family, who have kept a 24 hour vigil on her cheap music box with the ballerina (great metaphor there, guys!!) while she's been gone? What do you think? I'm sure you already know, so instead of telling you I will now go clay pigeon shooting.. with a DVD!! Wish me luck!! 0/10


2 of 19 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 3 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed