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My Old Man's Place (1971)

R | | Drama, War | 6 March 1972 (Denmark)
Two soldiers return from Vietnam with serious PTSD. They decide to go for a couple of days to a peaceful farm owned by the father of one of the men. A psychotic sergeant who also did tours in Nam, joins them. Personalities clash hard.

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Arthur Kennedy ...
Walter Pell
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Sgt. Martin Flood (as Mitch Ryan)
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Jimmy Pilgrim
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Trubee Pell
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Helen
Lloyd Gough ...
Dr. Paul
Ford Rainey ...
Sheriff Coleman
Peter Donat ...
Car Salesman
Sandra Vacey ...
Darlene Pilgrim
Paula Kauffman ...
Bubbles
Eve Marchand ...
Streetwalker
Bud Walls ...
Marine
Harvey Brumfield ...
M.P.
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Two soldiers return from Vietnam with serious PTSD. They decide to go for a couple of days to a peaceful farm owned by the father of one of the men. A psychotic sergeant who also did tours in Nam, joins them. Personalities clash hard.

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The young people return to My Old Man's Place. See more »

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Glory Boy  »

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First film role for Michael Moriarty. See more »

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Glory Boy
Words by Norma Green
Music by Charles Gross
Sung by Gary Le Mel
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Some things you just never forget .........
21 January 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Damaged Vietnam War buddies Michael Moriarty and William Devane, hook up with sadistic sergeant, Mitchell Ryan, and proceed to Moriarty's fathers farm. The movie displays a lot of baggage that each soldier is bearing, and Arthur Kennedy has issues with his son, so this is not what I would call a pleasant viewing experience. "My Old Man's Place" is fascinating however as the soldiers interact, change opinions of each other, and eventually collide. This character driven drama is well acted, with scalding dialog. Basically it is the story of a son not living up to his father's expectations, and a war not living up to the soldiers expectations. Recommended. - MERK


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