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Safe Passage (1994)

 -  Drama  -  January 1995 (USA)
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A mother with seven sons feels like she's losing control of her life and her family. But personal pain and a troubled marriage fade into the background as news comes that one of her sons ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Margaret "Mag" Singer
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Simon Singer
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Patrick Singer
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Cynthia
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Alfred Singer
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Izzy Singer
Patricia Reeves ...
Mrs. Silverman
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Dog Owner
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Percival Singer
Marvin Scott ...
Newsperson #1
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Newsperson #2
Christopher Wynkoop ...
Evangelist
Kathryn Kinley ...
Newsperson #3
Philip Arthur Ross ...
Merle Singer
Steven Robert Ross ...
Darren Singer
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Storyline

A mother with seven sons feels like she's losing control of her life and her family. But personal pain and a troubled marriage fade into the background as news comes that one of her sons might have died in an accident. Written by Susan Southall <stobchatay@aol.com>

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Life's best journeys take you home

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Rated PG-13 for a scene of marijuana use and limited vulgar language | See all certifications »
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January 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Tensa espera  »

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$1,607,319 (USA)
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Trivia

Izzy Singer was originally to be played by River Phoenix, but Sean Astin got the part after Phoenix's death. See more »

Goofs

When the first news people chase Susan Sarandon's character to her car the camera's battery falls off. With a nod to continuity it stays off in the following shots of the scene. Factually though this would render the camera useless. The camera wouldn't work and since the viewfinder is electronic it would be dead, or blank. Even in the extremely unlikely event the cameraman didn't notice the weight and balance change of the battery having fallen off the camera's shutting off and being dead would have been noticed by the cameraman. See more »

Quotes

Mag Singer: Patrick, for 25 years you have been dunking your tea bag exactly 7 times and throwing it in the sink. Who do you think throws that tea bag in the garbage?
Patrick Singer: Where's the garbage?
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Very true to life.
27 November 1998 | by (Stroudsburg, PA USA) – See all my reviews

As a mother of five I found this movie very enjoyable. The writer got to the heart of motherhood and marriage, and all frustrations that go along with it. I am sure that women watching it could relate to the feeling of wanting a life of their own and the guilt that comes with it. The story was told with sensitivity. Susan Sarandon out-did herself as usual.


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