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39 Pounds of Love

  • Release Date: Apr 09, 2005
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  • Runtime: 1 hr. 10 min.
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Director:Dani Menkin


Ami Ankilewitz was born a normal child, but he contracted a rare form of muscular dystrophy when quite young and was not expected to live past the age of six. Ankilewitz managed to beat the odds, and at the age of 34, he was alive and living with his disabilities; despite weighing only 39 pounds and having very limited mobility, Ankilewitz worked as a digital animator in Israel, and had fallen in love with Christina, one of the caregivers who looked after him. When Ankilewitz's romance with Christina...more Critics


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