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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.[1]

When You Remember Me
GenreBiography
Drama
Written byJerry McNeely
Cynthia Whitcomb
Directed byHarry Winer
StarringFred Savage
Kevin Spacey
Ellen Burstyn
Music byJ. Peter Robinson
Yanni
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Production
Executive producer(s)David L. Wolper
Bernard Sofronski
Producer(s)Vahan Moosekian
CinematographyJohnny E. Jensen
Editor(s)Paul Rubell
Running time91 minutes
Production company(s)Warner Bros. Television
DistributorABC
Release
Original networkABC
Picture formatColor
Audio formatStereo
Original releaseOctober 7, 1990 (1990-10-07)

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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.

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