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Five Days from Home (1979)

 -  Drama  -  January 1979 (USA)
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A man escapes from a Louisiana prison to be at the California hospital bedside of his ailing son.

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Cast

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Sherry Boucher ...
Wanda Dulac (as Sherry Bouchér)
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Inspector Markley
Victor Campos ...
José Stover
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Karl Baldwin
Ronnie Claire Edwards ...
Marian Lemoore
Jessie Lee Fulton ...
Mrs. Peabody
William Larsen ...
J.J. Bester
Robert Magruder ...
The Colonel
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T.M. Pryor
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'Georgie' Haskin (as Savannah Smith)
Don Wyse ...
Howie
Nick ...
Himself
Bubba Butler ...
Prison Guard 1
Bobby Oliveaux ...
Prison Guard 2
Peyton E. Park ...
Cal (as Peyton Park)
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A man escapes from a Louisiana prison to be at the California hospital bedside of his ailing son.

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A Gentle Man. A Desperate Man. He only wants to be with his critically ill son. To get to him, he has to put his life on the line. And his only help is a beagle puppy who isn't even housebroken.

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T.M. Pryor: It's me. It's your daddy. And I brought you a puppy for Christmas.
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Love Theme
Lyrics by Norman Gimbel
Music by Bill Conti
Sung by Gene Morford
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Hello to all Springhillians!
11 July 2001 | by (Formerly Sprinhill, LA) – See all my reviews

I must say that I am a bit partial of the movie "Five Days From Home", not for its acclaimed fame, but for its sentimental value to me. This movie was made on location in my hometown of Springhill, LA. Just for that I will give it 10 stars. Overall, I feel that 7 stars comes close to the actual rating for this film. I believe the last time I had an opportunity to see it was back around 1982 on TV, putting myself at the age of 10. Seeing it again will almost be like seeing it again for the first time. Anyone knowing any existence of this movie in any format feel free to drop a line or two. Would love to discuss it with you. Ricky Dorsey


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