The Wild Child (1970)

"At last an adult film to which you can take your children."
TMDb Score
71
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.
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Movie Details

Theatrical Release:September 11th, 1970
On DVD & Blu-ray:July 24th, 2001 - Buy DVD
Original Language:French
Production Companies:Les Films du Carrosse, Les Productions Artistes Associés
Movie Tags:experiment, doctor