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J. P. Tannen
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Mitchell
Marie-Christine Barrault ...
Marie
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Kathleen
Roxana Zal ...
Tilde
Robby Kiger ...
Truman-Paul
Son Hoang Bui ...
Trung
Maria O'Brien ...
Mandy
Nelson Welch ...
Old Man
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Bickering Husband
Moria Turner ...
Bickering Wife
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Newlywed Wife
Marion Russell ...
Rodessa
Gustaf Unger ...
Twin
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J. P. Tannen takes his three children for a vacation cruise. They usually live with their mother and step-father, but now J. P. feels capable of taking them. Emotional tragedy strikes, causing battles parent against parent, and parent against child. J. P. tries to show his children that he loves them. Written by Melissa Portell <mportell@s-cwis.unomaha.edu>

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10 March 1983 (Australia)  »

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Ein Tisch für fünf  »

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$2,400,000 (USA)
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The title does not fit this interesting character story of family love.
8 July 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

John Voigt is at his best in his role as a divorced Father who all but abandoned his children. A lovely Mediterranean cruise is a short reunion but fate enters the story. The children are excellent actors and Richard Crenna as the stepfather married to John Voigt's ex wife plays a sympathetic role. A part time girlfriend of Voigt's fills out this character study of people in crises trying to handle it well.

It is a touching, well crafted and well acted movie and not dated at all in spite of l983 production. I give it an 8.


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