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Rites of Passage (1999)

R  |   |  Drama, Thriller  |  27 October 1999 (USA)
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An attorney decides to take a trip with his father to their isolated family cabin to talk things out but their ensuing family argument is suddenly interrupted by two escaped convicts.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Del Farraday
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Campbell Farraday
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D.J. Farraday
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Red Tenney
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Gary Desoto
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John Willio
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Trooper Dixon
Marianna Elliott ...
Trooper Macintosh
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Ginny Farley (scenes deleted)
Nancy Sawyer ...
Jamie Cutter
Joseph Foss ...
Clerk
George Georgiadis ...
Cabby
Andreas Michael Lamelas ...
Young Campbell
Kenny Cloutier ...
Young D.J.
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When lawyer DJ Farraday discovers his father has been having an affair, the two drive out to the remote family cabin to talk things over. What neither expects is that DJ's estranged gay brother Campbell will already be there, apparently planning a weekend retreat with his boyfriend. But father and sons are forced to put aside their grievances when two escaped convicts show up and put everyone's lives in danger. Written by Ross Horsley <rosshorsley@yahoo.com>

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The secrets some men keep can be killers.

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Rated R for violence and language
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Campbell Farraday: Billy's dead, he died a year ago. I guess he didn't fight it much or take is meds or something, because you can beat it now if you try - I just gotta think he didn't try.
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Engaging thriller
30 January 2001 | by (San Francisco) – See all my reviews

The theme is old by now: estrangement between a gay son and his father. However, this issue is only a part of a complex web of surprises that creates a very entertaining thriller. This is a beautiful film, not just about sexuality, but about relationships. My wife and I were captivated with the story, sitting on pins and needles waiting to see how it would end. Highly recommended.


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