A dramatization of the true story of a young boy afflicted with craniodiaphyseal dysplasia (elephantiasis). The boy overcomes his appearance and revels in the joys of life in the California bikers' community. Well acted, particularly the performances of Stoltz and Cher. A touching film, well-directed by Bogdanovich, that only occasionally slips into maudlin territory.
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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 120 minutes.
Oscars 1985: Makeup; Cannes 1985: Actress (Cher).
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