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The Wild Child (1970)

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overview : In 1798, a feral boy is discovered outside the town of Aveyron, France. Diagnosed as mentally impaired, he is relegated to an asylum. A young doctor named Jean Itard becomes convinced that the boy has normal mental capacity, but that his development was hindered by lack of contact with society. He brings the boy home and begins an arduous attempt at education over several years.

Release Date : Feb 26, 1970

Runtime : 1h 23m

Genre : Drama  History  

Companies : Les Films du Carrosse, Les Productions Artistes Associés

Countries : France

Keywords : experiment, southern france, feral child, punishment, doctor, based on memoir or autobiography, reward, tantrum, wild child, 18th century, sign languages


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