The Boy in the Plastic Bubble


2h 1976

Brief Synopsis

A teenager, born with no immunities and forced to live in an incubator-like environment isolating him from any direct human contact, is faced with a life-or-death decision when he falls in love with the girl next door. Diana Hyland, playing the boy's mother, won an Emmy Award for her performance. Wr

Film Details

Also Known As
Boy in the Plastic Bubble
Release Date
1976
Location
20th Century Fox Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

A teenager, born with no immunities and forced to live in an incubator-like environment isolating him from any direct human contact, is faced with a life-or-death decision when he falls in love with the girl next door. Diana Hyland, playing the boy's mother, won an Emmy Award for her performance. Writers Douglas Day Stewart and Joseph Morgenstern were cited with Emmy nominations.

Film Details

Also Known As
Boy in the Plastic Bubble
Release Date
1976
Location
20th Century Fox Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

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Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States November 12, 1976