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Release Date:
10 March 1983 (Australia) See more »
He wants a second chance to love his children...but someone else has learned how. See more »
J. P. Tannen takes his three children for a vacation cruise. They usually live with their mother and step-father... See more » | Add synopsis »
1 win & 1 nomination See more »
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Jon Voight ... J. P. Tannen

Richard Crenna ... Mitchell
Marie-Christine Barrault ... Marie

Millie Perkins ... Kathleen
Roxana Zal ... Tilde
Robby Kiger ... Truman-Paul
Son Hoang Bui ... Trung
Maria O'Brien ... Mandy
Nelson Welch ... Old Man

Bernie Hern ... Bickering Husband
Moria Turner ... Bickering Wife

Kevin Costner ... Newlywed Husband

Cynthia Kania ... Newlywed Wife
Marion Russell ... Rodessa
Gustaf Unger ... Twin
Bertil Unger ... Twin
Erik Holland ... Captain
Peggy Kubena ... Blonde
James Coleman ... Communications Officer (as James C. Lawrence)
Ora Rubinstein ... Girl on Airplane
Robert Schaffel ... Frank
Rupert Sykes ... Ship's Officer
Ugo Bianchi ... Ugo (as Hugo Valentino)

Ronald F. Hoiseck ... Maitre D'
Enrico Pini ... Taxi Driver
Saïd ... Jeep Driver
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Shawn Easton ... Fireman (uncredited)

Directed by
Robert Lieberman 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
David Seltzer  writer

Produced by
Robert Schaffel .... producer
Original Music by
Miles Goodman 
John Morris 
Cinematography by
Vilmos Zsigmond 
Film Editing by
Michael Kahn 
Casting by
Jane Jenkins 
Production Design by
Robert F. Boyle 
Art Direction by
Norman Newberry 
Set Decoration by
Arthur Jeph Parker 
Costume Design by
Vicki Sánchez  (as Vicki Sanchez)
Makeup Department
Jeff Angell .... makeup artist
Kaye Pownall .... hair stylist (as Kay Pownall)
Production Management
Roberto Cocco .... unit production manager: Europe
Richard McWhorter .... production manager (as Richard F. McWhorter)
Wally Samson .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Newt Arnold .... first assistant director (as Newton Arnold)
Russ Harling .... second assistant director
Gere LaDue .... dga trainee
Victor Tourjansky .... second assistant director: Europe
Art Department
Phil Read .... construction coordinator
Art Schneider .... lead man
John A. Scott III .... assistant property master (as John Scott)
Arthur Shippee .... property master
Gianni Fiumi .... props (uncredited)
Bruce Wayne Mecchi .... set dresser (uncredited)
Sound Department
Larry Carow .... sound editor
Crew Chamberlain .... cable person
Don Coufal .... boom operator
Don Digirolamo .... sound re-recording mixer
Juno J. Ellis .... assistant sound editor (as Juno T. Ellis)
Robert Glass .... sound re-recording mixer
Scott Hecker .... sound editor (as Scott A. Hecker)
Craig S. Jaeger .... assistant sound editor
Robert Knudson .... sound re-recording mixer (as Buzz Knudson)
John A. Larsen .... sound editor
Bruce Richardson .... sound effects editor (as Paul Bruce Richardson)
Robert R. Rutledge .... sound editor (as Robert Rutledge)
Hank Salerno .... adr editor
Norman B. Schwartz .... post-production dialogue
Jeff Wexler .... sound mixer
Stefano Bausano .... cable puller/sound maintenance (uncredited)
Tiziano Crotti .... sound: second unit (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Gunter Jennings .... special effects
Visual Effects by
Don Hansard .... process coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Albert Alexander .... second grip
John Boccaccio .... first assistant camera
Dick Deats .... key grip
Jerry Deats .... dolly grip
Jessie Deats .... company grip
Larry Flynn .... electrician
Christopher Dunn George .... second assistant camera (as Christopher George)
Michael Gershman .... camera operator
Victor Goss .... director of photography: second unit
Jan Kiesser .... additional photographer
Christine M. Loss .... still photographer (as Christine Loss)
Rexford L. Metz .... aerial photographer (as Rex Metz)
Ken Nishino .... first assistant camera
Jerome L. Posner .... best boy electric (as Jerry Posner)
Larry Whitehead .... gaffer
Massimo Zeri .... assistant camera
Gianfranco Maioletti .... additional camera operator (uncredited)
Randy Nolen .... Steadicam operator (uncredited)
Kenji Takama .... camera intern (uncredited)
Emmanuel Vouniozos .... on-set technician (uncredited)
Casting Department
Elisabeth Leustig .... casting assistant
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Sandy Berke Jordan .... costumer: women (as Sandy Berke)
Nick Scarano .... assistant costumer: men
Silvio Scarano .... costumer: men
Editorial Department
Bruce Green .... assistant editor
Jack Hooper .... negative cutter
Tom Nelson .... apprentice film editor
Music Department
Frank Jones .... scoring mixer
Debra Kopensteiner .... musical research
Eugene Marks .... music editor (as Eugene A. Marks)
Robert Fernandez .... scoring mixer (uncredited)
Jack Hayes .... orchestrator: for John Morris (uncredited)
Other crew
Enid Arias .... personal consultant: Mr. Voight (as Enid Watts Arias)
Joanie Blum .... script supervisor
Dimitri Dimitriadis .... foreign location manager: Greece
Marjorie Gaines .... assistant to producer
Karen Hale Wookey .... script supervisor (as Karen Wookey)
Don Henry .... production auditor
John James .... location manager
Dov Maoz .... foreign location manager: Israel
Chuck Painter .... unit publicist
Colleen Rose .... assistant: Robert Schaffel
Ahmed Sami .... foreign location manager: Egpyt (as Ahmed Sami Mohamed)
Faye Stephens .... assistant to producer
Ron Weber .... craft service
John Whaley .... foreign location manager: UK
Nikos Doukas .... location manager: Greece (uncredited)
Dale Amar .... special thanks
Hannah Rita Rose Amar .... special thanks
Newt Arnold .... special thanks (as Newton Arnold)
Fletcher Bryant .... special thanks
Shawn Easton .... special thanks
Mike Espejo .... special thanks
Mike Gelbish .... special thanks
Jon Johannessen .... special thanks
Jeff Lawrence .... special thanks
Milton Lieberman .... special thanks
Sally Lieberman .... special thanks
Joseph Nasser .... special thanks (as Joseph F. Nasser)
Daniel Núñez .... special thanks (as Daniel Nunez)
Adam O'Neil .... special thanks
Raymond Purtle .... special thanks
Jacob Saba .... special thanks
Ed Schaffel .... special thanks
Gordon Smith Jr. .... special thanks
Geoff Vanderstook .... special thanks
Barbara Voight .... special thanks
Bob Yanez .... special thanks
Crew believed to be complete

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122 min
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Publicity for this picture frequently reported how it was the big screen comeback film of actress Millie Perkins who had starred many years ago as Anne Frank in The Diary of Anne Frank (1959). However, a check of her IMDb filmography clearly shows that Perkins had appeared in some feature films during the intervening period of over twenty years.See more »
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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Tear jerker even after 20 plus years!, 9 May 2005
Author: jrails from United States

I first saw this movie when I was 15, and just saw it again over 20 years later. The movie still resonates with me after all this time. Children of a divorce who are trying to get to know their distant parent, and parents trying to get to know their children can appreciate the emotions each character is going through. I can also appreciate that the father is trying to be a good father but doesn't know how. His intentions are well meaning. The relationships between he and his children are realistic.

For those of you who rent from Netflix and read that the co-star is Kevin Costner, you will either be disappointed or happy to see that he has only an extra part, barely recognizable today! I recommend this as a good family film, especially for divorced families.

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