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Mom
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Pedro
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Phillip
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Dad
Patrick Fitzgerald ...
Man #1
Conn Horgan ...
Man #2 (as Con Horgan)
Martin Alvin ...
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Norman
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Stranger
James Berland ...
Rodney
June Stein ...
Ethel
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Beatrice
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A mom and her 10 year son motor around the country as she makes ends meet by turning tricks until her car breaks down. She then temporarily takes up with a hardware store owner until she gets her own place. Then the kid's father shows up to try to take the two over. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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an amoral tale

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22 June 2001 (Italy)  »

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Emozioni pericolose  »

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$9,277 (USA) (19 May 2000)

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$51,380 (USA) (15 September 2000)
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A deeply moving tale...
10 January 2001 | by (Dordrecht, Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Although the actual dying of people is never shown, the feeling that it actually happened is created. In my opinion a great accomplishment. I can totally understand what Philip must have felt. I also liked the links to chemistry. As far as I know they were totally correct and gave the story a nice turn. (I study chemistry).


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