Gaby: A True Story (1987) - Rotten Tomatoes

Gaby: A True Story (1987)

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Gaby: A True Story is about a young woman -- the child of rich European refugees living in Mexico -- who was stricken with cerebral palsy at birth. Though her body is completely paralyzed, her mind is unaffected, and she is able to become a college graduate and an acclaimed author. Rachel Levin won acclaim in the title role, but Norma Aleandro received an Oscan nomination for Best Supporting Actress.

Cast

Rachel Levin
as Gabriela "Gaby" Brimmer
Liv Ullmann
as Sari Brimmer
Norma Aleandro
as Florencia Morales
Robert Loggia
as Michel Brimmer
Beatriz Sheridan
as Fernando's Mother
Ramon Barragan
as Professor's Assistant
Paulina Gómez
as Gaby at The Age of 3
Jesus Romero Chiapa
as Guy Drinking Beer
Enrique Lucero
as Minister of Education
Ana Ofelia Murguía
as Nurse at Brimmer House
Anais de Melo
as Secretary to Newspaper Publisher
Hugh Harleston
as University Professor
Carolyn Valero
as Teacher at Rehabilitation Center
Alejandra Flores
as Neighbor Maid
Enrique Kahan
as Profesor At Exam
Manuel Kaminer
as Rabbi At Funeral
Dr. Juan Mandoki
as Therapy Docotr
Férnando Moreno
as Guy Drinking Beer
Eduardo Noriega
as Bureaucrat
Eduardo López Rojas
as Hector Bulle Goyri
Carlos Romano
as High School Teacher
Zaide Silva
as Hospital Nurse
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Critic Reviews for Gaby: A True Story

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Norma Aleandro received an Oscar nomination for this sentimental family drama

June 8, 2011 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…
Screendaily

Inspiring film that celebrates one severely handicapped individual's fierce determination

July 15, 2003 | Full Review…
Spirituality and Practice

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