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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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Christopher Wynkoop ...
Evangelist
Kathryn Kinley ...
Newsperson #3
Philip Arthur Ross ...
Merle Singer
Steven Robert Ross ...
Darren Singer
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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 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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Izzy Singer was originally to be played by River Phoenix, but Sean Astin got the part after Phoenix's death. See more »

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Neatness of the face paints on Percival. See more »

Quotes

Simon Singer: [shouts] Mom! Mother! Why did you turn off my alarm? Why didn't you wake me up?
Mag Singer: I was already up so...
Simon Singer: My route, how did you know what houses to go to?
Mag Singer: It was fine, I just needed something to do.
Simon Singer: What about me? I needed something to do.
Mag Singer: Go clean the garage that's something to do.
Simon Singer: No! I don't want to do that.
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Wayward melodrama, but Sarandon is always worth a look...
10 April 2006 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

From Ellyn Bache's novel about the feisty mother of seven boys, most of whom are now grown and out of the house, still worrying after them, concerned over their health and safety, which eventually puts a strain on her sanity. Extremely odd piece is not an attractive vehicle for Susan Sarandon, although she's as interesting as ever. Film takes place over a couple days' time, while Sarandon and her eccentric brood await the news of her soldier-son, but the picture has no particular viewpoint, it's just a melodramatic passel of scenes. Susan is its one distinguishing factor: giving another in her repertoire of aggressive-yet-vulnerable characters, she's reason enough to take a look but you probably won't remember the flick a day or so later. *1/2 from ****


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