Paul, a young man from London, arrives in the small Nova Scotia town of Milestone, where his long lost father was last seen years earlier. Paul is eager to find out what brought his father to this remote community.

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Billy Lee
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Paul Davis
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Sergeant Taylor
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Megan
Margaret Langrick ...
Rauchine
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Mother
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John Fulton ...
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Marguerite McNeil ...
Estelle (as Marguerite MacNeil)
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Paul, a young man from London, arrives in the small Nova Scotia town of Milestone, where his long lost father was last seen years earlier. Paul is eager to find out what brought his father to this remote community.

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Margaret Langrick's final film before retiring from acting. See more »

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Paul Davis: [Paul and Megan are fighting on the beach and Megan threw his keys into the ocean] Fuck you!
Megan: In your nightmares, boy! You're not man enough for me!
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Midnight Cloud
Performed by Daniel Lanois
Composed by Daniel Lanois
(c) DL Songs/Socan 1995
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Top-notch thriller with its own take on 'The Secret Garden'
14 June 1999 | by (Aberystwyth, Wales) – See all my reviews

I caught this film at the Welsh International Film festival a couple of years ago, and it stood out (decapitated) head and shoulders above anything else. It's a superbly-crafted thriller about a man searching for his missing father, and finding a hell of a lot more in the shape of an isolated matriarchal family in Nova Scotia. The script, acting, use of locations, and most of all the superb atmosphere combine to make this one of the best films I've ever seen. It's a real pity it's not well known, as it certainly beats most of Hollywood's output hands down.


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