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David (1988)

NR 10/25/1988 (US) DramaTV Movie 1h 36m
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The true story of David Rothenberg whose disturbed father set him on fire.


David is a six-year-old boy who is caught in the middle of his two feuding (& divorced) parents. His father, Charles, kidnaps him to California, where he eventually sets him on fire as a means of revenge against Marie, David's mother (Young David receives third-degree burns over 90% of his body). This movie chronicles David's struggle to recover and the obstacles he faces along the way.

  1. Mel White


  2. Marie Rothenberg


  3. John Erman


  4. Stephanie Liss


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  1. Bernadette Peters

    Bernadette Peters

    Marie Rothenberg

  2. John Glover

    John Glover

    Charles Rothenberg

  3. Dan Lauria

    Dan Lauria


  4. George Grizzard

    George Grizzard

    Dr. Achauer

  5. Christopher Allport


  6. Georgann Johnson

    Georgann Johnson


  7. Jordan Charney

    Jordan Charney


  8. Matthew Lawrence

    Matthew Lawrence

    David Rothenberg

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Original Language English

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