Kenny (1988 film)

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Directed byClaude Gagnon
Produced byKiyoshi Fujimoto
Written byClaude Gagnon
StarringKenny Easterday
Caitlin Clarke
Liane Alexandra Curtis
Zach Grenier
Music byFrançois Dompierre
CinematographyKatsuhiro Kato
Edited byAndré Corriveau
Distributed byAska Film Distributors
Release date
November 18, 1988 (1988-11-18)
Running time
95 minutes
United States

Kenny (also known as The Kid Brother) is a 1988 film featuring Kenny Easterday in a semi-autobiographical role.


The film follows how 13-year-old Kenny, his family and neighborhood deal with the intrusion of a French-speaking Quebec crew filming a documentary about Kenny's adaptation to his unusual congenital condition, the absence of his pelvis and legs. It was filmed in the Pittsburgh suburb of West Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, United States.


Awards and nominations[edit]

Kenny won the Special Jury Prize at the Paris Film Festival (1988), Grand Prix des Amériques at the Montreal World Film Festival (1987), and UNICEF Award - Honorable Mention and C.I.F.E.J. Award at the Berlin International Film Festival (1988).[1]


  1. ^ unattributed (n.d.). "Awards for Kenny". The Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 2009-02-10.

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