Gregory K is a 12-year-old boy who made history. Abused and neglected by his parents, he became a celebrity when he took them to court and pleaded to be divorced from them so that he could be adopted by his loving foster parents. Dramatic and emotionally charged probes all the controversies raised by the case, which made legal history. It looks as the traumatic life of a boy used as a pawn between his violent, drunken father and his alcoholic mother. It looks at a gripping, controversial law case which some choose to see as rich foster parents bullying a poor mother into resigning her rights to her child. And, most of all, it looks at the emotional pressure put on Gregory himself as he is torn between his loyalty to his loving but alcoholic mother and his own need for happiness and security.