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Far North (1988)

PG-13  |   |  Drama  |  11 November 1988 (USA)
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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

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Bertrum
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Rita
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Uncle Dane
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Amy
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Jilly
Nina Draxten ...
Gramma
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
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Young Nurse (as Melissa Anderson)
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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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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 »

Quotes

[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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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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A rare and beautiful picture of Minnesota, with a fine story behind it
2 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie last night and I was enthralled by the fine acting and character personalities portrayed. The suspense of Jessica's promise to her dad to shoot the horse is great, and the way the movie opens, with the accident ... to me it started off with a bang and got better from there.

There was an abundance of beautiful camera shots of the North Woods of Minnesota, and of the high bridge, in Duluth, and of ships on Lake Superior. The animosity between Jessicas' dad and the uncle who was in the hospital with him is comical and tragic. Far North is a wonderful story with a background of beauty. A bottle of liquor plays an important role in the film, as does an old 'dobbin' like horse.


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