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Amos Poe (written by)
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Release Date:
2 September 1988 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
An old patriarch unites for his birthday all members of his family. But the group of people is full of personal and social problems. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Burt Lancaster ... Levi Rockwell

Suzy Amis ... Aggie Rockwell

Patricia Clarkson ... Rose Black

Frances Conroy ... Ruby Hanson

Sinéad Cusack ... Amanda 'Billi' Rockwell (as Sinead Cusack)

John Glover ... Rolo Rockwell

Bill Pullman ... Crow Black

Kevin Spacey ... Dwayne Hanson
John Bell ... Orson Rockwell
Nicky Bronson ... Max Hanson
Danny Corkill ... Kane Rockwell (as Dan Corkill)

Macaulay Culkin ... Cy Blue Black

Angela Goethals ... Dawn Black
Sara Goethals ... Flora Rockwell
Emily Poe ... Emily Rockwell

Sara Rue ... Jessica Hanson
George Martin ... Dr. Bonicker
Matt Norklun ... Mo Plumm
Robert Compono ... Tony Joe Basta

James McDaniel ... Policeman

David Hyde Pierce ... Monsieur Henri

Renée Coleman ... Waitress (as Renee Coleman)
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Directed by
Daniel Petrie 
 
Writing credits
Amos Poe (written by)

Produced by
Bob Fisher .... executive producer (as Robert Fisher)
Geoffrey Mayo .... executive producer
Michael Ulick .... executive producer
Marcus Viscidi .... co-producer
Jeffrey Weiss .... producer
 
Original Music by
Andrew Powell 
 
Cinematography by
Jost Vacano 
 
Film Editing by
Melody London 
 
Casting by
Donna Isaacson 
John S. Lyons  (as John Lyons)
 
Production Design by
Bill Groom 
 
Set Decoration by
Betsy Klompus 
 
Costume Design by
M. Nord Haggerty  (as Nord Haggerty)
 
Makeup Department
Marie-Ange Ripka .... hair stylist (as Marie Ange Ripka)
Carla White .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Marcus Viscidi .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Matthew Carlisle .... first assistant director
Shiho Ito .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
David H. Allen .... second props (as David Allen)
Andrew Baseman .... assistant set decorator
Roland Brooks .... scenic artist
Anthony Dunne .... construction coordinator (as Tony Dunne)
Ann Edgeworth .... property master
Nancy Gilmore .... set dresser
Bruce Lee Gross .... set dresser (as Bruce Gross)
Bill Lehne .... second carpenter
Jack Ranson .... key set builder
Alan Zdinak .... storyboard artist (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
G.W. Brown .... adr editor
Bill Daly .... sound mixer
Dane A. Davis .... supervising sound editor (as Dane Davis)
Carlos Delarios .... sound re-recording mixer (as Carlos De Larios)
Cynthia Haagens .... adr editor
Tom Hammond .... foley editor
Darrell Hanzalik .... adr editor
Wayne Heitman .... sound re-recording mixer
Lou Kleinman .... dialogue editor (as Louis Kleinman)
John Kwiatkowski .... sound effects editor
Mark Larry .... assistant sound editor
Kimberly Ellen Lowe .... assistant sound editor (as Kimberly Voight)
Aaron Rochin .... sound re-recording mixer
Maggi Travis .... boom operator
Randy Vandegrift .... dialogue editor
Richard Klompus .... cable person (uncredited)
Tom Nelson .... sound mixer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Steven Kirshoff .... special effects (as Steve Kirshoff)
Denis Zack .... special effects technician (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Donald M. Angst .... electrician (as Don Angst)
Michael F. Barrow .... gaffer (as Michael Barrow)
John Cardoni .... electrician
Michael Fedack .... dolly grip (as Michael Fedak)
Anette Haellmigk .... first assistant camera (as Anette Victoria Haellmigk)
Bill Ley .... best boy grip
Eric Liebowitz .... still photographer
William W. Lister .... best boy electric (as Bill Lister)
Claudia Raschke .... second assistant camera
Robert D. Shulman .... key grip (as Bob Shulman)
Barbara Walz .... special unit photographer
 
Casting Department
Judy Claman .... extras casting
Ellen Parks .... casting associate
Karen Sonet .... casting assistant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
John A. Dunn .... associate costume designer (as John Dunn)
Cheryl Kilbourne-Kimpton .... second wardrobe (as Cheryl Kilbourne)
Deirdre N. Williams .... wardrobe (as Deirdre Williams)
 
Editorial Department
Gary Burritt .... negative cutter
David R. Finkelstein .... assistant editor (as David Finkelstein)
Elizabeth Gazzara .... first assistant editor
Stuart Kauffman .... apprentice editor
Janice Keuhnelian .... assistant editor
Jay Rabinowitz .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Jamie Forester .... music editor (as Jamie E. Gelb)
Fraser Kennedy .... music supervisor
Tom Kramer .... music editor
 
Transportation Department
Tom O'Donnell Jr. .... transportation captain (as Tom O'Donnelly Jr.)
Louis Volpe .... transportation co-captain (as Lou Volpe)
 
Other crew
Lawrence Amanuel .... production assistant (as Larry Amanuel)
Stacy Auerhan .... travel
Tamara Bally .... production auditor
Olivia Bruce .... production office coordinator
Diana Burton .... assistant: Mr. Lancaster
Sarah Charlesworth .... production logo designer
Jill S. Cohen .... location manager
Dan Collins .... production assistant
Barbara Conte .... production assistant
Billy Crawford .... production assistant (as Billy A. Crawford)
Paul Cremo .... production assistant
Valerie Davis .... assistant to executive producer
Caren Deitch .... assistant to executive producer
James Ellis .... script supervisor
Lisa Grace Erndt .... production assistant (as Lisa Erndt)
Caren Franklin .... executive assistant
Dolly Hall .... assistant to producer
Tina Klein .... promotions coordinator
Richard Klompus .... production assistant (as Rich Klompus)
Paul Kramer .... production assistant
Daniel Lupi .... unit coordinator
Raymond López .... production assistant
Thomas Muse .... production assistant (as Tom Muse)
Sean Noonan .... assistant: Mr. Lancaster
Denise Pinckley .... supervising office coordinator
Diana Pokorny .... location manager
Neil Robinson .... dialogue coach: Mr. Lancaster
Susan Sloan .... nurse
Max Snow .... post-production auditor
Susan Stadler .... teacher
Daniel Sykes .... production assistant
Jimmy Vestal .... assistant unit coordinator
Al Cerullo .... helicopter pilot (uncredited)
Gerry Ferrara .... projectionist (uncredited)
Ken Halsband .... production assistant (uncredited)
 
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99 min
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Trivia:
Cinematic debuts of Macaulay Culkin, Angela Goethals, and Sara Rue.See more »
Quotes:
[the kids see Cy Blue running back to Levi's house]
Jessica Hanson:What's that little turd up to now?
Max Hanson:He's just weird.
Dawn Black:Blue's got this thing. He's psychotic.
Kane Rockwell:Definitley.
Dawn Black:No, I mean he's psychic. He knows stuff.
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Movie Connections:
References "Leave It to Beaver" (1957)See more »
Soundtrack:
You Better Go NowSee more »

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12 out of 16 people found the following review useful.
It's about atmosphere, 11 May 2000
Author: nobrank from Amsterdam

This movie invoked in me a funny kind of feeling. What feeling exactly, or why I don't know, but it was with a definite contentment that I watched it. Just go and rent it, you'll see. Maybe it was the time that I watched it, Sunday afternoon, or the fact that I felt good for other reasons, but the interaction between Lancaster and Culkin is so nice and touching ('cuse the sappy language) that it makes you feel good with the world. The movie just has the right atmosphere and incomparable good acting by Culkin (8 years at the time) especially.

I don't want to go into the story line or that kind of crap, just go and see it.

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