Year: 1985
Run Time: 100 Minutes
Format: SD
Language: English

Synopsis

Based on a real life situation, this is the heartrending story of a deaf and dumb boy, and his remarkable relationship with an orangutan who has been trained to read sign language. Silent since losing his hearing to meningitis, young Toby Wyler takes a bitter stance against the world and his family, refusing to accept his new stepfather. But when a highly trained orangutan named Casey is thrown from a truck near Toby's home, the boy soon has a secret friend he can communicate with via sign language.

Cast

James Farentino
Tess Harper
Louise Fletcher

Details

Year: 1985
Run Time: 100 Minutes
Format: SD
Language: English