Nobody's Child

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Nobody's Child

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Nobody's Child

Release Date: April 05, 1986

Year    :   1986
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Drama, TV Movie
Production Companies    :   Gaylord Productions
Director    :   Lee Grant
Producers    :   Joseph Feury, Milton Justice
Writers    :   Mary Gallagher, Ara Watson
RunTime    :   100 mins.

Fact-based drama about the life of Marie Balter, who spent most of her young life in mental institutions. At age 16, she first attempted suicide and the next 20 years she spent in and out of the institutions. At last, a caring doctor started treating her for extreme depression and panic disorder. Weened from strong medications she had taken all her life, at age 36, she emerged for the last time and started a rehabilitation program in the home of a volunteer married couple. There she met a fellow patient with whom she developed a romantic relationship. She also started a college degree. This followed with a long-term professional success in the field of mental health.




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