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The Brooke Ellison Story

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May 23, 2005

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Lacey Chabert
Christopher Reeve


Sony Pictures

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Based on a true story, this movie chronicles ten years in the life of Brooke Ellison (Vanessa Marano/ Lacey Chabert), who suffered a spinal cord injury as a child that left her paralyzed from the neck down. Rising above her disability, she pursues her dreams of a university education. This made-for-TV movie was the last project undertaken by actor/ director Christopher Reeve (who was also left in a quadriplegic state after a devastating accident).

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Why Is The Brooke Ellison Story Rated PG?

The Brooke Ellison Story is rated PG for thematic elements and language

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Canadian Home Video Rating: G

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Details on home video releases of The Brooke Ellison Story...

Included on the DVD release of The Brooke Ellison Story is a lengthy interview with the real-life Brooke and her mother Jean. They share insights into the making of the film, pay tribute to Christopher Reeve, and talk about their future, as well as the state of paralysis research. Hearing them discuss these topics adds more reality to this touching story. Audio is available in English only (Stereo), along with English subtitles.

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