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Table for Five (1983)

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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

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
Cynthia Kania ...
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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He wants a second chance to love his children... but someone else has taken his place. See more »

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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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Powerful life lesson at the pyramid scene
9 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I enjoyed this movie overall. It took a while to really get into the flow of the story but it represented well what absent parents endure as children become distant and alienated. Especially if you've ever been unfortunate enough to experience a heartbreaking divorce you should pay close attention to the pyramid scene where John Voight speaks to the children about what causes families to break apart. And if you've also lost regular contact with your kids the pyramid scene as well as several other scenes will likely bring tears to your eyes. But it's not all about sadness and a broken home; it's also about how one can restore relationships through determination and should never give up hope.


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