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Betrayed (1988)

R  |   |  Action, Drama, Romance  |  26 August 1988 (USA)
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An FBI agent posing as a combine driver becomes romantically involved with a Midwest farmer who lives a double life as a white supremacist.

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Katie Phillips / Cathy Weaver
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Michael Carnes
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Gladys Simmons
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Shorty
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Wes
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Flynn
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Al Sanders
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Jack Carpenter
Robert Swan ...
Dean
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Sam Kraus
Maria Valdez ...
Rachel Simmons
Brian Bosak ...
Joey Simmons
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Duffin
Clifford A. Pellow ...
Reverend Russell Johnson
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A woman starts work on a farm, and gets to know the owner. They get on well, and she also gets on with his children. He asks her to stay on when the work is finished. Things are not what they seem, and we discover the woman is actually an FBI agent... Written by Colin Tinto <cst@imdb.com>

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26 August 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Summer Lightning  »

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$19,000,000 (estimated)

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$25,816,139 (USA)
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Tom Berenger's favorite film of the ones he has been in. See more »

Quotes

Duffin: Did you see any guns?
Cathy Weaver: Nothing. They got more guns in that part of the county than people.
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The Race Is On
Written by George Jones and Don Rollins
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Effective as both a story and a commentary
28 February 2000 | by (Kingston, NY) – See all my reviews

I found this movie to be effective as both fiction and non-fiction. Debra Winger and Tom Berenger both give first rate performances. This movie reveals how racism is passed down from one generation to the next. The passage, "the sins of the father are visited on the son" seem particularly relevant. I was surprised that it did not receive a higher user rating. Eventhough I saw it years ago, it remains in my memory as a very powerful and important movie.


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