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Not Our Son (1995)

A Seattle household secretly cooperates with police in a case that links a family member to widespread arson.

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Paul Kenneth Keller
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George Keller
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Randy Litchfield
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Ruth Keller
Scott Allan Campbell ...
Dane Whetsel
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Ken O'Connor
Stephen E. Miller ...
Greg Knapp
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Margaret Keller
Jason Gaffney ...
Ben Keller
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Preston
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Mike Dombrowski
Ken Camroux-Taylor ...
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Carol Atkins
Denalda Williams ...
Janet
William R. Davies ...
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A Seattle household secretly cooperates with police in a case that links a family member to widespread arson.

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Its funny... Neil Patrick Harris
4 May 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Always seems to be able to engage the audience. While this is a true story about Keller the serial arsonist in Seattle, it is truly the sign of a gifted actor if he can draw you into his world.

I happened to watch this movie this morning, and at first glance it is yet another true crime LMN movie with Gerald McRaney. Cindy Pickett turns in a decent performance as his mother (We may also remember her from "St. Elsewhere" and the movie "I Know My Name is Stephen" starring Cory Nemec). The story unfolds as the Seattle police have no clue as to who the culprit is, until McRaney decides the family, in good conscience, must turn him in.

I admit I also loved Neil Patrick Harris in "Clara's Heart". I am biased also, as I remember him from the days of Doogie Howser, MD, and he actually looks a lot like my brother, who used to get teased about this. Anyway this film is recommended. 8/10.


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