Freak City (1999)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Psychological Drama  |   Run Time - 104 min.  |   Countries - Canada , United States   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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A young woman with multiple sclerosis (Samantha Mathis) is placed in an assisted care facility by her family. While at first she feels abandoned and hopeless, she learns to develop a new confidence, self-respect and independence by bonding with her fellow patients, who learn important lessons from each other about growing as a group and as individuals. Supporting cast includes Natalie Cole as a blues singer who has been severely injured in an accident.

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accident, bonding [relationship], confidence, handicap, singer, woman