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Northern Lights (1997)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  23 August 1997 (USA)
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A stranger's call informs Roberta (Diane Keaton) that her estranged brother Frank has died in a small town under bizarre circumstances. Ben, his best friend from college, also gets the call.

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Roberta Blumstein
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Leam Blackwood ...
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A stranger's call informs Roberta (Diane Keaton) that her estranged brother Frank has died in a small town under bizarre circumstances. Ben, his best friend from college, also gets the call.

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Joseph Cross, the best young actor.
11 February 2001 | by (Sao Paulo, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Well, I'm here now, writing this message, just because Joseph Cross. Northern Lights was the first movie that I saw with Joseph, and I started to pay attention, and he's incredible, and in this movie, when he makes that feeling scenes, is very real and can bring you inside of the movie. He has a gift, he can make the emotions come out. And I almost cried too. It's a very nice movie, and I want to watch more movies with him.


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