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David (1988)





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In this above-average made-for-television drama, Bernadette Peters stars as a mother facing the greatest challenge of her life. Based a true story, Matthew Lawrence stars as David Rothenberg, a six year-old who was viciously set on fire by his jealous father. Severely burned and disfigured, David courageously clung to life despite the odds against him. Determined to see her son through the ordeal, the film shows how his mother Marie (Peters) tirelessly worked to help nurse him back to life.

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Matthew Lawrence
as David Rothenberg
John Glover
as Charles Rothenberg
Bernadette Peters
as Marie Rothenberg
Cheryl Anderson
as Dee Fraser
Frederick Combs
as Ken Curtis
Jack Rader
as Dick Hafdahl
Barbara Tarbuck
as Sue Martinez
Caryn Ward
as Jennifer
Frank Whiteman
as Police Officer
Phoebe Allen
as Johnny's Mom
Casey King
as Bob Schneider
Patty Regan
as Woman at Hotel
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Interesting story plot. Very touching.

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