The struggle between a father and son at odds over the youths career choice.

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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Russell Pfeiffer
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James Pfeiffer
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Kelly Dobbs
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Mr. Bucket
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Joseph Pfeiffer
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Emily
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Margaret Pfeiffer
Richard Bright ...
Pittsley
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Gil
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Franklin, Cape Keltic Cook
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Vince
Michael Higgins ...
Howard
Tom Gallant ...
Reynolds
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Captain Augustus Weber
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Coast Guard Officer (as Gary Millar)
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Storyline

The 18 years old James Pfeiffer quits college and decides to become a fisherman like his father. Margaret and Russell are very upset with their son's decision. They had a lot of hopes for him, finishing law school and, like his older brother Joseph, make a decent living on shore rather than an uncertain and dangerous career at sea. James dreams of having his own boat though and is determined to persevere... Written by <willy.vanhaelen@advalvas.be>

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Drama

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Rated PG for thematic elements | See all certifications »
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1 December 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Calm at Sunset, Calm at Dawn  »

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1.33 : 1
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9 May 2001 | by (Kongsberg, Norway) – See all my reviews

A great TV film about a boy in his best age that wishes to be a fisherman, but will his wishes be true? Great acting makes this movie great. If you like dramatic films, this is a film for you. The movie takes time in the ninties and how a young boy fights for his rights to be a fisherman. One of the better TV films.


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