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The adventures of David

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Based on a novel by Anne Holm, I Am David is a film which testifies to the resilience of the human spirit and captures the uncertainty of a 12-year-old thrown into world full of new adventures, some pleasant and some not so. 

Film
I AmDavid
Director
Paul Feig (Emmynominated creator of TV drama series Freaks and Geeks )
Cast
Two-time Golden Globe winner Joan Plowright (Enchanted April ), seasoned actor Jim Caviezel (The Passion of the Christ ) and newcomer Ben Tibber
DVD release date
2007
Running time
88 minutes

The story unfolds as David (Ben Tibber) is snatched from his mother in a prison camp in Bulgaria and goes on to witness atrocities which are so inhuman that throughout the movie he appears shell-shocked. While at the camp he is befriended by a fellow inmate, Johannes (Jim Caviezel), who takes him under his wing and is the chief architect in the boy's eventual escape.

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