A Child Is Waiting

  • 1963
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

Cassavetes has long been successful at mixing his unique blend of documentation and improvisation, and this emotionally draining film is no exception. Lancaster plays the objective but sympathetic director of an institution for the mentally retarded. Garland is excellent as the excessively involved teacher who finally realizes that her overattentiveness...read more

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02:45 — Jean Hansen comes to work at a school for disabled children, and becomes interested in a young autistic boy whose parents have not visited him for sev (more…)
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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Cassavetes has long been successful at mixing his unique blend of documentation and improvisation, and this emotionally draining film is no exception. Lancaster plays the objective but sympathetic director of an institution for the mentally retarded. Garla… (more)

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