Kenny (1988 film)
|Directed by||Claude Gagnon|
|Produced by||Kiyoshi Fujimoto|
|Written by||Claude Gagnon|
Liane Alexandra Curtis
|Music by||François Dompierre|
|Edited by||André Corriveau|
|Distributed by||Aska Film Distributors|
|November 18, 1988|
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.
- Kenny Easterday as Kenny
- Caitlin Clarke as Sharon
- Liane Alexandra Curtis as Sharon Kay
- Zach Grenier as Jesse
Awards and nominations
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).
- unattributed (n.d.). "Awards for Kenny". The Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 2009-02-10.
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