Busy and often absent father must take care of his two boys after his wife dies. They all live in Tunisia because of their father's job. The older boy is handling the difficult changes much better than the younger one.

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Busy and often absent father must take care of his two boys after his wife dies. They all live in Tunisia because of their father's job. The older boy is handling the difficult changes much better than the younger one.

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Filmed in the summer of 1982 but not released until March 1984. The video came out in 1985. See more »

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Miles: Can we go to the Souks and get a camel ride?
Will: I would like to visit the cemetery again. What'd I say wrong?
Miles: Yeah, let's go to the cemetery. We can see Mommy.
Andrew: [remembering what he had heard at a local Arab funeral] Yeah, and afterwards we can kill a lamb and have a feast.
Ned Rawley: Andrew, what are you talking about?
Andrew: [suddenly withdrawn, sensing he has said something inappropriate] Nothing.
Miles: [not giving up] Let's go.
Ned Rawley: I don't think so.
Will: Why not?
Ned Rawley: 'Cause I don't think it's a good idea.
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This movie touched my heart.
1 May 2001 | by (Riverside, CA) – See all my reviews

This is a wonderful story about the relationship of a father and his son. It shows the difficulties which a family can face when confronted with a tragedy. Anyone with a feeling for family and love in their heart would enjoy this movie.


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