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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

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Kate
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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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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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Referenced in Seinfeld: The Stakeout (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

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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I like this movie because of its unique setting and plot
24 May 2003 | by (Florida) – See all my reviews

Far North has some interesting character sketches. I think Jessica Lange plays an excellent role, and interestingly enough, she is from the area where the movie was made. I enjoy Charles Durning in movies; he always puts on a good show, and he is the highlight of this movie. The plot is implausible, as are many of the scenes and situations, but that is what I find intriguing about it. It isn't a serious movie; if you want serious find something else. But if you want a unique and somewhat twisted plot in a new setting, see it. It is a movie I can just relax and watch and get some good laughs.


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