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Calm at Sunset (1996)

PG | | Drama | TV Movie 1 December 1996
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
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Pittsley
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Gil
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Franklin, Cape Keltic Cook
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Vince
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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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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)  »

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Calm at Sunset, Calm at Dawn  »

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Wonderfully photographed film
7 November 2002 | by See all my reviews

A wonderfully photographed film set in the world of sea fishing. The performances are top-notch, especially that of Peter Facinelli, as the idealistic young man that wants to follow in the footsteps of his ancestors to become a fisherman, even though everyone around him tries to discourage this dream. Wonderful performances exude from everyone throughout this heart-warming tale.


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