Born Innocent is a 1974 American television movie which was first aired under the NBC World Premiere Movie umbrella on September 10, 1974. Highly publicized and controversial, Born Innocent was the highest-rated television movie to air in the United States in 1974. The movie deals with the physical, psychological and sexual abuse of a teenage girl, and included graphic content never before seen on American television at that time.
A constant runaway is given over to the care of the state and finds herself in a remand centre for girls. She is soon caught between the uncaring bureaucracy, the sometimes brutal treatment from her peers and her own abusive family, and only one care worker sees her potential to rise above her tragic circumstances. Director: Donald Wrye.
Cast: Linda Blair
, Joanna Miles, Allyn Ann McLerie , Nora Heflin, Tina Andrews, Sandra Ego, Mitch Vogel, Richard Jaeckel, Mary Murphy, Janit Baldwin, Kim Hunter. USA, 1974. Download Born Innocent.