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Common Bonds (1991)





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In this off-beat drama set in Canada, a prison decides that the best way to rehabilitate a particularly troublesome prisoner is to chain him to the wheelchair of a rebellious, bad-tempered young man with cerebral palsy. The government rationale behind this is three fold. First it will help a terribly understaffed nursing home. Second, being chained to a handicapped person may inspire caring in the prisoner and third, it could help to toughen up the patients.more
Rating: R
Genre: Drama
Directed By: ,
Written By: Michael Ironside
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On DVD: May 28, 1992
Academy Entertainment


Rae Dawn Chong
as Ilene Curtis
Michael Ironside
as J.T. Blake
Ken Pogue
as Warden Slade
Sheila Moore
as Nurse Butcher
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This was a fantastic movie. Brad Dourif was absolutely amazing and extremely believable!! It was a very sweet and realistic friendship between a convict and an cerebral palsy victim.

Lisa Marie

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