Movie Trailer for The Brooke Ellison Story (2004) Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, John Slattery, Lacey Chabert, Vanessa Marano, Jenson Goins Movie Review

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Trailer for The Brooke Ellison Story

Having been told by her sister to get the bus home after school 11 year old Brooke Ellison (Vanessa Marano, Lacey Chabert) was swayed by her friends and walked with them. Unfortunately there was a traffic accident on the way home and Brooke ended up rushed to hospital in a coma having suffered not only a head injury but her neck which has left her paralysed from the neck down. Whilst her father, Ed (John Slattery - Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights), dealt with keeping the family running whilst also all the bureaucratic red tape and expense Brooke's mother, Jean (Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio - Witness Protection), never left her side. Despite the pessimism of those in the medical professions which they meet Ed and Jean refuse to give up on their daughter and when she comes out of her coma they not only fight to get her home but fight to allow her to return to school with Jean being her carer. And much to their surprise not only does Brooke prove herself she ends up being invited to go to Harvard. ... Read Review