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Red Sky at Morning (1971)

This is an excellent movie beginning for a young man growing up in Mobile with freedom of sailing and girls his age. His naval father goes off to war and relocates him to New Mexico where ... See full summary »

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Joshua Arnold
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Marcia Davidson
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William 'Steenie' Stenopolous
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Frank Arnold
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Ann Arnold
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Jimbob Buel
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Romeo Bonino
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John Cloyd
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Amadeo Montoya
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Chango Lopez
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Lindo Velarde
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Viola Lopez
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Chamaco
Lynne Marta ...
Venery Ann Cloyd
Christina Hart ...
Velva Mae Cloyd
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This is an excellent movie beginning for a young man growing up in Mobile with freedom of sailing and girls his age. His naval father goes off to war and relocates him to New Mexico where he discovers the sensitive world of hispanics and their culture. He is befriended by a young lady his own age and gets crossways with a local bad boy. Very well done with plot and acting.

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15 September 1971 (Denmark)  »

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That Same Summer  »

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1.85 : 1
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Marcia Davidson: I hate war! And I hate Hitler! I hope when they catch him they turn him over to the chief rabbi to perform a big public circumcision using the top of a rusty sardine can!
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Underrated coming-of-age film
19 January 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Released in 1971, the same year as two other nostalgic hit movies, THE LAST PICTURE SHOW and SUMMER OF '42, this film has been undeservedly forgotten. A simple story of a Southwest family during World War II, with excellent acting (let me put it this way... even Desi Arnaz, Jr. does a good job), nice dialogue and an attention to period detail. This ain't available on DVD or even VHS, so if you catch it on TV, do yourself a favor and check it out.


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