David Poster

Release Date: 1988

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary
This film, based on David Rothenberg's real-life story, introduces David, a young boy in the middle of a tumultuous divorce between his father, Charles (John Glover) and mother, Marie (Bernadette Peters). As his parents' disagreements get more heated and unrestrained, David is eventually kidnapped by his father, who gives him sleeping pills, douses him in gasoline and sets him on fire. Following this horrifying event, David is forced to navigate life handicapped and disfigured.

Cast: Bernadette Peters, John Glover, Dan Lauria

Director: John Erman

Genres: Docudrama

Keywords: Emotional, Son, Transformation, Judge, Father, Mother, Rise, 1980s

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