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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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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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[last lines]
T.M. Pryor: It's me. It's your daddy. And I brought you a puppy for Christmas.
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Soundtracks

Love Theme
Lyrics by Norman Gimbel
Music by Bill Conti
Sung by Gene Morford
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I'd walk for five days to see this film!
3 February 2007 | by (Proctorville, Ohio) – See all my reviews

This is a sweet, unsophisticated, improbable little story about a prison inmate who breaks out to visit his critically injured son and, while on the lam, manages to win the heart of a gawky gal, a precious pup, and--by an act of unselfish heroism--an entire community! The plot is strained and simplistic, but, for those who can suspend the realization of harsh reality, it is supremely satisfying in its all-will-be-well premise. Even the delicious villainy of Neville Brand has a fairytale quality to the portrayal, and the traditionally good and traditionally bad somehow melt into the same treacle. Seemingly, only the irredeemably grumpy could complain over such a charmer--which CAN BE PURCHASED FROM robertsvideos.com!!


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