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Son-Rise: A Miracle of Love (1979)

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TV Movie | 120 min | Drama

A young couple is overjoyed when they find out that, after having had two girls, the wife is pregnant again, and this time it will be a son. However, the boy turns out to autistic. Unhappy with the diagnoses and treatments available, they ...See moreA young couple is overjoyed when they find out that, after having had two girls, the wife is pregnant again, and this time it will be a son. However, the boy turns out to autistic. Unhappy with the diagnoses and treatments available, they decide to work out their own therapy program for their son. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com See less
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Barry Neil Kaufman (book "Son-Rise") (teleplay) | Stephen Kandel (teleplay) | Suzie Lyte Kaufman (teleplay)
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Updated May 14, 1979

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May 14, 1979 (United States)
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28 cast members
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James Farentino
Barry Kaufman Barry Kaufman   See fewer
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Kathryn Harrold
Suzie Kaufman Suzie Kaufman   See fewer
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Stephen Elliott
Abe Kaufman Abe Kaufman   See fewer
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Henry Olek
Dr. Bob Clark Dr. Bob Clark   See fewer
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Erica Yohn
Dr. Fields Dr. Fields   See fewer
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Barbara Carney
Dr. Wills Dr. Wills   See fewer
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Don Chastain
Dr. Corelli Dr. Corelli   See fewer
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Melissa Francis
Thea (as Missy Francis) Thea (as Missy Francis)   See fewer
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Sue Ann Gilfillan
Ms. Marcum Ms. Marcum   See fewer
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Sean P. Griffin
Pediatrician (as Sean Griffin) Pediatrician (as Sean Griffin)   See fewer
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Enid Kent
Mother Mother   See fewer
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Marc Ross
Felton Felton   See fewer
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Fred Stuthman
Dr. Johnson Dr. Johnson   See fewer
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June Whitley Taylor
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William Wintersole
Dr. Ramsay Dr. Ramsay   See fewer
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Jack Wohl
Grady Grady   See fewer
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Kevin Bowe
Autistic Teenager (uncredited) Autistic Teenager (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ali Giron
Delivery Nurse (uncredited) Delivery Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.5 / 10 | 176 votes