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Beautiful Dreamers (1992)





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This film is set in a hellish 19th-century Canadian institution for the mentally retarded. Compassionate doctor Maurice Bucke defies his superiors by treating his patients as human beings rather than animals. When Walt Whitman champions Bucke's cause, the doctor is ostracized by those who fear the poet's reputation.more
Rating: PG-13
Genre: Drama
Directed By:
Written By: John Kent Harrison
In Theaters:
Hemdale Home Video


Rip Torn
as Walt Whitman
Colm Feore
as Dr. Maurice Bucke
Marsha Moreau
as Birdie Bucke
Wendel Meldrum
as Jessie Bucke
Sheila McCarthy
as Molly Jessop
Colin Fox
as Reverend Randolph Ha...
David Gardner
as Dr. Lett
Tom McCamus
as Leonard Thorn
Barbara Gordon
as Agatha Haines
Albert Schultz
as Dr. John Burgess
Gordon Masten
as John Carver
Gerry Quigley
as John Freeman
Roland Hewgill
as The Honorable Timoth...
Roger Clown
as Kenneth
Peter Blais
as Delbert
R.D. Reid
as Karl Jessop
Bob Clout
as Dr. McAlpine
Bernard Behrens
as Dr. Winslow
Doug Hughes
as Charles
Tim MacMenamin
as Blacksmith
Chris Benson
as 2nd Drunk
George Buza
as 1st Drunk
Kory Taylor
as Loon Singer
Karen Kenedy
as 1st Female Assistant
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All Critics (6) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | January 26, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
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July 23, 2005

October 25, 2002
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Austin Chronicle

Full Review… | May 24, 2003

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