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Gregory K (1993)

TV movie based on the the story of the kid who divorced his parents. Gregory has lived a rough life. His father abuses him and his two brothers. The boys are placed with the mother. Gregory... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Bill Smitrovich ... George Russ
Kathleen York ... Rachel Kingsley
Robert Joy ... Ralph Kingsley
Kristin Griffith ... Elizabeth Russ
Joyce Reehling Joyce Reehling ... Jerri Blair
Geoffrey Bowes Geoffrey Bowes ... Jordan McLean
Joseph Gordon-Levitt ... Gregory Kingsley
Janet Bailey ... Jane Carey
Elizabeth Berman Elizabeth Berman
Brett Halsey ... Judge Thomas S Kirk
Kathleen Laskey ... Renee, Rachel's Friend
Jamie Leigh Rainey Jamie Leigh Rainey ... (as Jamie Rainey)
Maria Ricossa ... Marie Esteban
Don Allison Don Allison ... Mr. Shaeffer
Melissa Bell Melissa Bell ... Andee
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TV movie based on the the story of the kid who divorced his parents. Gregory has lived a rough life. His father abuses him and his two brothers. The boys are placed with the mother. Gregory is placed in a boys ranch after his mother can't take care of him and his two brothers. While at the ranch a lawyer visiting the facility meets him. He and his wife decide to adopt him and make him a part of the family. But Gregory can't be adopted until his biological parents lose custody. He divorces his parents from their rights to him. Written by Rob Michel <Rmichel424@aol.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 February 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Gregory K.: A Place to Be See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Connections

Version of A Place to Be Loved (1993) See more »

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This film provides a gut wrenching glimpse of a major social issue.
2 August 2000 | by Butch-16See all my reviews

A major issue facing social service systems throughout the U.S. is that of family reunification. "Gregory K." presents a brief glimpse of the ramifications of that issue. Gregory is the hapless victim of physical and emotional abuse. He is an abandoned child. He is a "throw away" child. Still, a blind social services system would have easily perpetuated those abuses if it had not been for the support and love expressed by a few caring adults.

Still, the film leaves the viewer wondering about the fate of his brothers. The abandonment of Gregory's brothers illustrates the point. That other children enmeshed in the frustrations and agony of family reunification will never be so fortunate as Gregory.


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