The Brooke Ellison Story

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  • PG
Paralyzed from the neck down by a devastating car accident, eleven-year-old Brooke Ellison and her family fight against all odds to help her live her dreams-including graduating with honors from Harvard University. A testament to the courage and... read more
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Paralyzed from the neck down by a devastating car accident, eleven-year-old Brooke Ellison and her family fight against all odds to help her live her dreams-including graduating with honors from Harvard University. A testament to the courage and determination of an unforgettable young girl and the family that stood by her, THE BROOKE ELLISON STORY is a deeply inspiring, often astonishing account of the triumph of the human spirit.

Original Release

01/01/2004

Cast

Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio Jean Ellison
Lacey Chabert Brooke Ellison
John Slattery Ed Ellison
Vanessa Marano Young Brooke Ellison
Jenson Goins Young Kysten Ellison
Devon Gearhart Young Reed Ellison
Lauren Barrett Older Kysten Ellison
Ryan P. Hudson Reed Ellison (as Ryan Hudson)
Luke Flynn Jan Djilas
Terrence Gibney Mr. Barnes (as Terence Gibney)
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Christopher Reeve

Writers

Camille Thomasson, Brooke Ellison, Jean Ellison

Cast

Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio Jean Ellison
Lacey Chabert Brooke Ellison
John Slattery Ed Ellison
Vanessa Marano Young Brooke Ellison
Jenson Goins Young Kysten Ellison
Devon Gearhart Young Reed Ellison
Lauren Barrett Older Kysten Ellison
Ryan P. Hudson Reed Ellison (as Ryan Hudson)
Luke Flynn Jan Djilas
Terrence Gibney Mr. Barnes (as Terence Gibney)
Sabah Cara
Jerry Lee Leighton Mr. Linski
Ramona Tyler Bobbi (as Ramona Tyler)
Melinda Walsh Barbara
Judy Leavell Muriel
Bernard Hocke Neurosurgeon #1
Wilbur Fitzgerald Neurosurgeon #2
Marco St. John Literature Professor
Eugenie Bondurant Patio Mom (as Eugene Boudurant)
Michael Arata Paramedic

Producers

Howard Braunstein Executive Producer
Delia Fine Executive Producer
Michael Jaffe Executive Producer
Howard Meltzer Executive Producer
Christopher Reeve Executive Producer
John J. Anderson Producer
Kimberly Calhoun Boling Producer
Judy Cairo Producer
David Craig Producer
Jacky Lee Morgan Producer
Malcolm Petal Producer

Editors

David Beatty

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