Touched by Love

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Touched by Love
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VHS cover
Directed by Gus Trikonis
Produced by Michael Viner
Screenplay by Hesper Anderson
Based on To Elvis, with Love
by Lena Canada
Starring Diane Lane
Deborah Raffin
Music by John Barry
Cinematography Richard H. Kline
Edited by Fred Chulack
Distributed by Columbia Pictures
Release date
October 31, 1980
Running time
95 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Touched by Love (also called To Elvis, with Love) is a 1980 drama film about a therapist who tries a novel approach with a girl afflicted with cerebral palsy; she has her charge become a pen pal with the girl's favorite singer, Elvis Presley. The film was based on the real-life reminiscences of Lena Canada.

Deborah Raffin was nominated for both a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Drama and a Razzie for Worst Actress for her performance. The film also received a second Razzie nomination - Hesper Anderson for the worst screenplay.


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