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In 1964, a young pediatrician begins his residency at Willowbrook State School in Staten Island, only to discover that the institution is conducting Army funded experiments on developmentally disabled children. Based on true events.

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Cast

Cast overview:
Patrick Heusinger ... Bill Huntsman
Larry Cedar ... Dr. Horowitz
Zach Winard ... Brian Sussman (as Zachary Winard)
Dylan Silcock Dylan Silcock ... Christopher
Laurie Roberts Laurie Roberts ... Research Ward Nurse
Kim Reed ... Research Ward Nurse
Jennifer Jean Jennifer Jean ... Mrs. Sussman
Laura Black ... Ferry Station Mother
Whitney Black Whitney Black ... Ferry Station Daughter
Dale Richard Howard ... Orderly (as Dale Howard)
Jack Hunter ... Orderly
Rex Hoss Rex Hoss ... Orderly
Bobby Weiss Bobby Weiss ... Orderly
James MacEwan ... Orderly
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In the autumn of 1964, a young pediatrician begins his residency at a school for people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities, only to discover that the institution's medical personnel are conducting US Army funded experiments on the patients. Based on true events, Willowbrook is the story of sons and daughters abandoned by their parents in dilapidated institutions and the struggle of a young man against the researchers who use them for experimentation and scientific advancement. Written by Anonymous

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20 April 2012 (USA) See more »

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