Biography of Gabriela Brimmer, who was stricken with severe cerebral palsy at birth but overcame the odds and became one of Mexico's most popular and celebrated authors. As Nazi tyranny swept Europe in the 1930s, Jewish couple Ullman and Loggia fled the continent and settled in Mexico
where, in 1938, they became the parents of a baby girl, Gaby. Her affliction leaves her nearly immobile (she can move her left leg) and mute. In later years the girl is played by Levin, who comes under the influence of an iron-willed nanny, Aleandro. Aleandro patiently works with the girl to teach
her to communicate and to encourage her intellectual development. Aleandro's resolve ins...