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Far North (1988)

PG-13 | | Drama | 11 November 1988 (USA)
After generations of being apart, an accident brings a family back together and they begin to cope with their original issues.




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Cast overview, first billed only:
Uncle Dane
Nina Draxten ...
Tim Hanrahan ...
Boy in Front Seat (as Timothy Hanrahan)
Pearl Fuller ...
Older Nurse
Mary Russell ...
Baby Kate
Sandra Iverson ...
Young Kate
Sarah Gramse ...
Adolescent Kate
Paolo Rossi ...
Boy in Woods
Lindsey Handel ...
Young Rita
Young Nurse (as Melissa Anderson)


After generations of being apart, an accident brings a family back together and they begin to cope with their original issues.

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Release Date:

11 November 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Casa de Kate é um Caso  »

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$147,234 (USA)

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Melissa Sue Anderson is listed in the credits as Young Nurse, although the only nurses that appear in the movie are seen from the back only. See more »


[first lines]
Bertrum: [reining in horse] Mel! You behave! Mel! You're gonna get us killed! Whoa! You son of a bitch! Goddamn it!
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Referenced in Seinfeld: The Stakeout (1990) See more »


Voo Doo Child
Written by Jimi Hendrix
Performed by Stevie Ray Vaughan
Courtesy of CBS Records
Published by Bella Godiva Music, Inc.
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An accurate sense of place.
2 March 2004 | by (California) – See all my reviews

A true representation of Minnesota's Twin Ports area. The sense of place and the true character representations make this a delight. Somewhat quirky, but enjoyable. Even the rather strange weather patterns of the area come through. For those of us who are familiar with the area the truth of the production is impressive. For those who are not familiar with the area this film might help them come to an understanding and appreciation of the Far North.

Ms. Lange is dead on with her speech patterns, and her believable presentation of some of the women who live by Lake Superior.

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