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Vietnam veteran Archibald Wright works as a house painter. One family he paints a house for has a problem he can relate to: Elaine... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Dorian Harewood ... Archibald Wright

Michael McKean ... J.P. Bigelow

Patti D'Arbanville ... Elaine Tiger

Vanessa Bell Calloway ... Diana

Amie Carey ... Tory Bigelow

Robert Picardo ... Dr. Kurtz

Mel Johnson Jr. ... Benny
Leigh Landau ... Whitney

Andrew Robinson ... The Super Super
Edith Diaz

Kenny Johnson
Ann Gillespie

Matt Sigloch

Francia Dimase
José Rey

Gwen McGee

Eddie Mui

Christine Klotz ... Dancing Girl
Arsenio 'Sonny' Trinidad
Vien Lauchu
Neil Colleran

Spice Williams-Crosby ... Hooker (as Spice Williams)

Directed by
Les Landau 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Laura Landau  writer

Produced by
Laura Landau .... producer
Les Landau .... producer
M. Mac Schwebel .... executive producer
Original Music by
Lance Rubin 
Cinematography by
Marvin V. Rush 
Film Editing by
Sean Albertson 
Casting by
Felicia Fasano 
Production Design by
Deborah Raymond 
Dorian Vernacchio 
Costume Design by
Victoria J. Auth 
Makeup Department
Peter Kukla .... key hair department
Production Management
Omneya 'Nini' Mazen .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Paul Lawrence .... key second assistant director
Art Department
Greg Boes .... carpenter
Mick Flowers .... on set dresser
Neil O'Sullivan .... leadman
Graham Robertson .... set dresser
Michael Vaccaro .... construction coordinator
Sound Department
Dorian Cheah .... sound effects editor
Alan Freedman .... adr mixer
Danielle Ghent .... adr supervisor
Visual Effects by
David Fred Masselink .... optical effects line-up
Christopher Dusendschon .... hazeltine optical element timing: THDX (uncredited)
Christopher Dusendschon .... in-show optical compositor: THDX (uncredited)
George B. Colucci Jr. .... stunt performer (as George B. Colucci)
Camera and Electrical Department
Eric Vincent Cruse .... electrician
David Ghegan .... electrician
Gary Tachell .... assistant camera
Hootly Weedn .... set lighting technician
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Susana Villar .... costumer
Transportation Department
Mike Brookman .... driver
Ted Moser .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
Dixie Jones .... production accountant
Tiffany L. Kurtz .... production coordinator
Mike E. Landau .... production assistant
Shari Sontag .... assistant accountant
Diane Weiss .... script supervisor
Sharice Zulo .... production assistant (as Sharice A. Zulo)

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Also Known As:
"The Homefront" - USA (cable TV title)
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105 min


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Nice movie, but a little confusing, 13 December 1999

1st of all, I didn't know the title of this movie when I was watching it. If I had known, I probably wouldn't watch it.

This movie is about many things; it starts with the problems of Tory with her parents, then moves on to the problems of Tory's father and then to Archie's problems. So, it is a little hard to see who is the main character in the movie until towards the end. But it does a good job of portraying the problems of those different people, and people solving their problems with the help of others.

Watch it, but don't keep your expectations high.

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