Eric (1975)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Docudrama, Melodrama  |   Run Time - 100 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this fact-based made-for-TV tearjerker, the promising life of a talented teenage athlete is suddenly destroyed when he is diagnosed with terminal cancer. Despite the bad news, the boy does all he can to fight the disease. His devoted mother supports him to the bitter, inevitable end. The story is based on the experiences of Doris Lund, the late Eric's mother.

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athlete, cancer, mother, terminal-illness