The story of a relationship between a teacher and his troubled pupil. Justin McLeod is a former teacher who lives as a recluse on the edge of town. His face is disfigured from an automobile accident and fire ten years before in which a boy was incinerated and for which he was convicted of involuntary manslaughter. He is also suspected of being a pedophile. He is befriended by Chuck, igniting the town's suspicion and hostility. McLeod instills in his protégé a love of justice and freedom from prejudice which sustains Chuck beyond the end of the film.
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A fatherless boy had almost given up all his dreams... until one man believed in him enough to make them come true.
Did You Know?
Second film with James Horner music, in which Gaby Hoffmann appears. The first was Field of Dreams (1989). See more
Meg's braces are wrong for the time period (summer 1968) when the movie was supposed to take place. She should be wearing braces the were steel bands that wrapped around each tooth with a wire bracket on the front of the band. Meg has braces that are used today, which are a bracket glued to the tooth to hold the wire that straighten the teeth. The newer method didn't start to be used until around 1980. See more
I'm sorry. I'm sorry, I betrayed you. I stabbed you in the back, and I don't even know why.
Oh, come on, we're not doing Julius Caesar now.
"Et tu, Chuckus"? It's all right, I'll live with it.
You mean, you don't hate my guts?
No, I don't hate your guts.
BORN A WOMAN
Written by Martha Sharpe
Performed by Sandy Posey
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