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Front of the Class (2008)

PG | | Drama | TV Movie 7 December 2008
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Brad Cohen who, despite being challenged by Tourette's Syndrom at a very young age, defies all odds to become a gifted teacher.

Director:

Peter Werner

Writers:

Thomas Rickman (as Tom Rickman), Brad Cohen (book) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
James Wolk ... Brad Cohen (as Jimmy Wolk)
Treat Williams ... Norman Cohen
Dominic Scott Kay ... Young Brad Cohen
Sarah Drew ... Nancy Lazarus
Kathleen York ... Diane
Joe Chrest ... Jim Ovbey
Patricia Heaton ... Ellen Cohen
Johnny Pacar ... Jeff
Charles Henry Wyson ... Young Jeff
Charlie Finn ... Ron
Dianne Butler Dianne Butler ... Hilarie Straka
Helen Ingebritsen ... Susan
Laura Whyte Laura Whyte ... Brenda
Mike Pniewski ... Principal Myer
Michael H. Cole ... Principal Fowler
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Storyline

After being challenged by Tourette's syndrome from a very young age, Brad Cohen defies all odds to become a gifted teacher. As Cohen grows up, he must face friends and classmates who don't realize that he sometimes cannot control his outbursts and a father who seems unwilling to accept his son's condition. Written by Hallmark Movie Channel

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

PG

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 December 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hallmark Hall of Fame: Front of the Class (#58.1) See more »

Filming Locations:

Shreveport, Louisiana, USA

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The first of the 'Hallmark Hall of Fame' movies to air in HD widescreen. See more »

Quotes

Brad Cohen: Still, my Constant Companion, as always, warned me not to get my hopes up. But hope is a hard habit to break.
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Connections

Remade as Hichki (2018) See more »

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I Found Love
Written by: Scott Nickoley, Jamie Dunlap, and Stephen Lang
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A film that can make a dead man back to life
7 July 2016 | by jithinkm-10See all my reviews

I don't normally write reviews, I was not planning to write one for this. But after watching this a few days back, I couldn't help but write,this by far is one of the most inspirational movie you will see. I just loved the smiling face of our hero, whatever happens with him he has that smile and he has his companion. I would recommend everyone to watch this movie at least once, if possible more than once.

I am not going to dwell into the nitty gritty of acting or directing, because i found everything coming together in the movie. Best thing i felt was that it was all based on true story, it welled up my eyes and i was crying my hearts out all through out this movie


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