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When He Didn't Come Home (1998)

A mother (Patty Duke) goes to Chicago to try to find her son (Robert Floyd) who has suddenly quit contacting her and can't be reached.

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Faye Dolan
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Carolyn Blair
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Timothy Dolan
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Dave Nichols ...
Michael Dolan
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Jenny
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Detective Maas
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Donald Blair
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Dominic
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A mother (Patty Duke) goes to Chicago to try to find her son (Robert Floyd) who has suddenly quit contacting her and can't be reached.

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One cinder block will not keep a body submerged once gases begin to form in the abdominal cavity. See more »

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Faye Dolan: [to Carolyn, who is arrested] You took me into your home! You behaved like a daughter to me! And all the while, you and your loving family knew my son was at the bottom of the lake. You took away a good, loving boy. You took hime away when he was just beginning to live.
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A different chick flick
14 July 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

At last: A chick flick where the woman's a pig and the man's a sensitive human being. This movie delves into the hidden half (quarter, one-eight?) of spousal abuse, when the woman is the abuser. For a low budget made-in-Canada TV movie, it's better than you would expect. Yes, Toronto masquerades as Chicago again (remember My Big Fat Greek Wedding). But Kelly Rowan plays evil so well, it makes you want to spit when she appears on the screen. Patty Duke is the name star but she plays the concerned mother so realistically that you don't realize she's dominating the movie. I recommend that you tape it if it ever appears on late night TV.


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