Gaby: A True Story

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Gaby: A True Story
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Film video cover
Directed by Luis Mandoki
Produced by Pinchas Perry
Written by Martin Salinas
Michael James Love
Starring Rachel Levin
Norma Aleandro
Liv Ullmann
Narrated by Norma Aleandro
Music by Maurice Jarre
Cinematography Lajos Koltai
Edited by Garth Craven
Production
company
G. Brimmer Productions
Distributed by Tri-Star Pictures
Release dates October 30, 1987
Running time 110 min.
Country United States
Mexico
Language English
Budget $ 5,000,000 (Estimated)
Box office $ 125,400

Gaby: A True Story is a 1987 American-Mexican drama film directed by Luis Mandoki and starring Rachel Levin, Norma Aleandro, Liv Ullmann and Robert Loggia. It was written by Michael Love (as Michael James Love) and Martín Salinas. It chronicles the life of Gabriela Brimmer, a Mexican writer and disability rights activist.

Synopsis[edit]

Gaby Brimmer, the child of Austrian refugees living in Mexico, is born with cerebral palsy. Though her body is completely paralyzed, her mind is unaffected, and she is able to become a college graduate and an acclaimed author.

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Reception[edit]

The New York Times said the film was blunt and unsentimental. It praised Aleandro very highly.[1]

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Nominated[edit]

Academy Awards[edit]

Casting Society of America[edit]

  • Best Casting – Motion Picture Drama

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