The film follows how 13-year-old Kenny, his family and neighborhood deal with the intrusion of a French-speaking Quebec crew filming a documentary about Kenny's adaptation to his unusual congenital condition, the absence of his pelvis and legs. It was filmed in the Pittsburgh suburb of West Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, United States.
Kenny Easterday as Kenny
Caitlin Clarke as Sharon
Liane Alexandra Curtis as Sharon Kay
Zach Grenier as Jesse
Awards and nominations
Kenny won the Special Jury Prize at the Paris Film Festival (1988), Grand Prix des Amériques at the Montreal World Film Festival (1987), and UNICEF Award - Honorable Mention and C.I.F.E.J. Award at the Berlin International Film Festival (1988).