When You Remember Me
When You Remember Me is a 1990 American made-for-television biographical drama film directed by Harry Winer and starring Fred Savage, Kevin Spacey, and Ellen Burstyn. It is based on the life of Michael Patrick Smith, a young man who filed a lawsuit in the early '70s that led to improved conditions for nursing home patients nationwide.
|When You Remember Me|
|Written by||Jerry McNeely|
|Directed by||Harry Winer|
|Music by||J. Peter Robinson|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Executive producer(s)||David L. Wolper|
|Cinematography||Johnny E. Jensen|
|Running time||91 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Warner Bros. Television|
|Original release||October 7, 1990|
Mike Mills is a teen with muscular dystrophy, whose destitute single mother placed him in a state nursing home, where he contends with being a young person in the clinic and with an abusive head nurse, while Wade Blank started ADAPT, a grassroots national disability rights group in Denver in the 1980s.