Secret of the Wild Child

In 1970, social workers in Los Angeles discovered a modern-day 'wild child,' a 13-year-old girl who had been locked in a room in social isolation for most of her life. Rescued from her living nightmare, the girl known as 'Genie' captured the attention of the media as her tragic case became the focus of a controversial study in language acquisition. This poignant and insightful documentary chronicles Genie's unique, heartbreaking story and explores the ethical issues involved in the medical team's research.

Year: 1994
Genre: Documentaries, General Docos, Biography
Country: USA
Director: Linda Garmon
Duration: 56 Minutes
Rating: Ex
Location in store: Documentary (Biographies)
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