The Child Saver


2h 1988

Brief Synopsis

A television movie about Andrea Crawford, a successful advertising executive who puts her life on the line for a Jackie Watson, a young orphan boy involved in drugs. In trying to steer the seven-year-old away from the dangerous subculture, Andrea makes an enemy of a major drug dealer. She also alien

Film Details

Also Known As
Child Saver, Fierce Dreams of Jackie Watson, The
Release Date
1988
Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

A television movie about Andrea Crawford, a successful advertising executive who puts her life on the line for a Jackie Watson, a young orphan boy involved in drugs. In trying to steer the seven-year-old away from the dangerous subculture, Andrea makes an enemy of a major drug dealer. She also alienates her commercial director because of her sudden shift of interest away from her work. But when the child disappears, Andrea realizes that she will have to risk her life to save his.

Film Details

Also Known As
Child Saver, Fierce Dreams of Jackie Watson, The
Release Date
1988
Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the Award of Distinction (second prize) in the dramatic productions category of the 1989 CEBA (Communications Excellence to Black Audiences) Awards.

Aired in United States January 18, 1988

Previous title: "The Fierce Dreams of Jackie Watson."