Radio Flyer (1992)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Childhood Drama, Family Drama  |   Release Date - Feb 21, 1992 (USA)  |   Run Time - 114 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - PG13
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Two brothers are the victims of their widowed mother's violent drunkard husband who spares no rod with the youngest brother. Reverting to a world of make-believe, they imagine that their Radio Flyer wagon can fly and that in it they can escape their tormenting stepfather. This film deals in an almost make-believe manner with the serious issue of child abuse. It is narrated by Tom Hanks.

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brother, child-abuse, childhood, parent/child-relationship, stepfather, stepson, wagon, fantasy