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Table for Five (1983)

PG  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  10 March 1983 (Australia)
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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, ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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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 Husband
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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)  »

Also Known As:

Asztal öt személyre  »

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$2,400,000 (USA)
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The name of the ocean liner the family holidayed on was the "S.S. Vistafjord". At the time the film was made it was considered the biggest cruise ship in the Western Hemisphere". According to TV Guide, the movie was "shot mostly on the SS Vistafjord, which was actually making a cruise" at the time of principal photography. See more »

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Wonderful, heartfelt movie about families and love!
3 April 2001 | by (Miami, FL) – See all my reviews

This is one of my favorite movies. I saw it years ago when it first came out.

So many scenes and feelings from it have lingered on with me to this day.

Jon Voight gives us one of his most magical performances. It is such a shame we don't see him as much as we once did. This is an actor who you can live through every emotion...and you know it is genuinely felt without ever falling below a level of human tenderness into anything less.

I was particularly captivated by Marie-Christine Barrault and Roxana Zal's performances. Robby Keger always made me smile - he played his character with such joy and love. Son Huang Bui did not have enough to do but you could see that he might have done well with an expanded part.

Richard Crenna and Millie Perkins contributed their wonderful range to round out this wonderful cast.

I recommend this to anyone, without reservation.


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