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Family Sins (1987)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  25 October 1987 (USA)
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Bryan's picture-perfect family isn't all that it appears; Dad loves Bryan's spoiled little brother more than his older son, leading to psychotic behavior on Bryan's part.

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Gordon Williams
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Kate Williams
Andrew Bednarski ...
Keith Williams
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Sara Burke
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Ken McMahon
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Dr. Hamilton
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Sheriff
Richard Venture ...
Judge
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Bryan
Ben Dickson
Michael Halton
Kate Hawley
Yuri Lane
Shane Miner
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Miss Hayes
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Gordon has a loving wife and two sons, Bryan and Keith, but he favors his spoiled younger son Keith over Bryan, who is defiant and not good at sports. As Gordon begins to yell and hit Bryan, Bryan's behavior slips towards the psychotic side and he takes it out on beings who can't defend themselves until he goes way too far one day during a summer camping trip. Written by GasmaskProductionsBooks

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Der Junge ohne Ausweg  »

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James Farentino as the father from hell
30 June 2002 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

This was one of the darkest most depressing tv films I have ever seen. It also made me so angry because it deals with child abuse. James Farentino is a cruel, abusive father whos blatant favoritism towards his youngest son drives his older son to murder. Farentino's character makes Bull Mechum look warm and loving. I felt so much rage for this poor boy. As far as I'm concerned they should have put this man in jail. A good title for this film should be Sins Of THe Father.


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