David (1988)

TV Movie   |  Not Rated   |    |  Biography, Drama

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The true story of David Rothenberg whose disturbed father set him on fire.


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15 July 2006 | lilkalanadiangirl30
| Heartbreaking and unforgettable
the movie first aired on TV when I was 14 and I wanted to see it. But my parents told me that it was very upsetting and sad and so did friends. But I still wanted to see it.

And In 1991 I finally saw the movie. I was both horrified and heartbroken about what I was watching and all I could do was cry. How can anyone ever hurt a little child like that. It's heart breaking to know that a parent could ever hurt an innocent little child in that way(or anyway.).

What broke my heart the most was the part where the doctor showed him his reflection in the mirror. And he though that he looked like a monster. That just broke my heart all together. My older sister and I couldn't stop crying.


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25 October 1988



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