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1 hour 24 minutes
First broadcast at 15:15 13 Jun 2011
Available until 23:59 30 Apr 2015
Drama recounting the story of the abduction of Elizabeth Smart in 2002 in Salt Lake City, USA, and her dramatic return after nine months to her parents.
5 months ago
this movie is awesome!!!
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11 months ago
OMG I absolutely burst into tears at the end!! It was such a good movie1 Thank goodness she returned home safely!
over 1 year ago
Brilliant piece of TV, well done on all levels , so happy it all came out well for the family. I pray they are recovering, it must have been the worst experience a family ever could go through.
trial by fire, that's the name of the film broadcast instead
really confussed! I was watching it today and then came on here to find out what the name of the film was but realised this wasnt it...What was the film called that was about the firefighters????... please help
Does anyone know what the program was that was actually broadcast in place of the Elizabeth smart story, caught bits of it and was rather interested. Can anyone help?
I think Channel 5 didn't think it appropriate to show a film about abduction with recent news. Not sure why there wasn't a proper explanation.
What happened to the Elizabeth Smart movie? I can see from other comments that I am not the only one confused! Not sure what the firefighter mover was called as it was not shown at the end/beginning of breaks in the movie
I'm glad I'm not the only one that tuned in and was confused! I even googled "smoke jumper" to see if Elizabeth Smart did such a thing...I watched the firefighter thing for too long, wasted 15 or so minutes of my life doing that....time I won't ever get back...
Was looking forward to the elizabeth smart story but got some lady firewomen! Confused and annoyed!
Still puzzled as to why the billing hasn't been updated.
this is supposedly playing right now but instead there is some movie about firefighters?
Why is this billed but not playing?
this is not what is showing on tv
almost 2 years ago
why could she not run?! HELLO girl?!
I definitely think you should consider adding subtitles! :D Thank you!
OMG yerrrrrrrrrrr i cried .. i wish all the families that lose there children this way are anyway were as lucky to get them back but sadly the world round it dosent happen ..
my heart goes out to all the families that are not so lucky .and to them that are lucky !!!!!!!!!! Xxx!
over 2 years ago
That was heartbreaking story. it got me cring in at the end.
it was sooo sad and at the end when she rentrens everybody is cring and it make me crie too.
heartbreaking story but i cant understand why Elizabeth or her little sister didnt scream when a strange man entered their room
very moving,was a great movie,agree's with emaa,ashame we cant get madeline back to her family.Hopefully soon,God willing
O my....what a good film and lovely, teary ending
Very good film very sad story but nice ending shame it isnt the same for madeline!
what a story line. nearly cried at the end when they all seen her for first time again.
Harrowing true life tale, very well handled. Cried for wee madeleine...
great great great that's all i can say. thanks 5 and please keep them coming, God bless you.
very good film, im off work 4 3weeks. And ive been watching films on 5, in my spare time keep them coming channel 5, and i wont go back to work lol...
good film but how are you meant to watch it when it keeps going off every few mins its infuriating!1
Can they give a description that doesn't give away the ending ?
Just because it's a true story doesn't mean we all remember what happened.
does it have subtitle for hearing impaired??
a brilliant film i cried it was so touching
I cried at the end of this too. Brilliantly done and so worth watching
Really enjoyed this film although it was sad at times. well worth watching.
having Elizabeth reunited with her family was lovely .... sadly this is not the case in all stories.... happy tears were shed for all ...;0)
That was a fantastic film, dare i say it, did bring a tear out at the end...
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