Farmer struggles to keep food on the table, and regain his son who has joined a gang of marauding city-folk during the world's worst famine.

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Grant Franklin
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Mort Logan
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Michael Franklin (as Gary Davies)
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Susan Franklin
Dawn Greenhalgh ...
Leah Franklin
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Bobbie Franklin
David Brown ...
Charles Ennis
Tim Whelan ...
James Ennis
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John McCrae
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Joyce Ennis
Cec Linder ...
Henry the Chairman
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Dr. George Abbott
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Farmer struggles to keep food on the table, and regain his son who has joined a gang of marauding city-folk during the world's worst famine. Written by Sven Kahrkling <sven@customized.com>

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It's cold!
21 September 1999 | by (Sidney, Canada) – See all my reviews

"Deadly Harvest" was made at a time when the Earth's climate was thought to be cooling due to a sun-blocking shroud of pollution. The film takes this premise to a setting in which winter begins in August! The world's food supply is almost gone and the social order is breaking down.

Unfortunately, this film mostly comes across as just another cheap, violent 'tax shelter' ripoff. Walker is wooden (and his wood is weaker than usual) as the heroic farmer, while Persoff is inappropriately hammy as the arch-villain. Geraint Wyn-Davies of later "Forever Knight" fame had yet to show talent here.

The film does take on a haunting quality near the end as it tours a frozen, near-deserted Toronto and witnesses a family's last meal.

-Tony


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