Duration: 99 min.
Dede is a sole parent trying to bring up her son Fred. When it is discovered that Fred is a genius, she is determined to ensure that Fred has all the opportunities that he needs, and that he is not taken advantage of by people who forget that his extremely powerful intellect is harboured in the body and emotions of a child.
touching, realistic, psychological, sincere, serious, emotional, dramatic, heartbreaking, thought provoking, intellectual ...
family outing, kids
coming of age, working class, mathematics, single parent, college, mentor, prodigy, hospital, childhood, genius, happy ending, children, loneliness, parents and children, psychology, storytelling, redemption, unlikely friendships, teacher, underdog, autism, runaway, friendship, depression, school ...
20th century, 90s