PG-13 | | Drama, Romance
A compassionate young man, raised in an orphanage and trained to be a doctor there, decides to leave to see the world.
One of the attractions of adapting this movie for author John Irving was that he wanted his son, Colin Irving, to play Wally Worthington. However, as the development process took over a decade, eventually his son was too old for the part, and was not known enough to be considered for it in any event. However, the role of Major Winslow did ultimately provide Colin Irving a part in this movie.
Dr. Wilbur Larch:
In other parts of the world young men leave home and travel far and wide in search of a promising future. Their journeys are often fueled by dreams of triumphing over evil, finding a great love, or the hopes of fortunes easily made. Here in St. ...
Dr. Wilbur Larch: I...
When the orphans watch King Kong (1933), the giant ape peels off Ann Darrow's clothes. That scene was cut shortly after the premiere, and was not publicly available until 1971.
$110,098 12 December 1999