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Red Sky at Morning (1971)

GP | | Drama | 12 May 1971 (USA)
An adolescent boy and his mother are sent to live in New Mexico after his father goes off to fight World War II. The move is hard on both mother and son. The boy, one of the few whites in ... See full summary »

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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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John Cloyd
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Chango Lopez
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Lindo Velarde
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Chamaco
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Venery Ann Cloyd
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Velva Mae Cloyd
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An adolescent boy and his mother are sent to live in New Mexico after his father goes off to fight World War II. The move is hard on both mother and son. The boy, one of the few whites in the area, must deal with making friends, the strange new land, and first love. Meanwhile, his mother becomes increasingly withdrawn. When they learn that his father has been killed, the son must fight with his mother's lover to become the real head of the household. Written by GusF

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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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Stirs Up the Memories
8 February 1999 | by See all my reviews

It was 1971 when I first saw this movie at the Picfair theatre on Fairfax near Pico in Los Angeles. We each coughed up 49 cents to get in and few things in my life have given me more for the money. I think it was the magnificent New Mexico scenery that made the movie extraordinary in my mind - sort of like how a fresh, windswept day after a rain (a rare thing in Southern California) can make even the dreariest of neighborhoods look alive and interesting. This, combined with the moving score, has kept this movie alive for me after all these years. With all the horrid things that appear on video, it truly bugs me that no one had the class to commit this one to tape!


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