A 12-year-old boy and his older brother have just lost their dad. At their summer cottage, the younger boy befriends a black doctor who has to deal with local prejudice and racism.

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Dr. William 'Bill' Blakely
Jake LeDoux ...
Jamie Baldwin
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Hunter Baldwin
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Virginia Baldwin
Jonathan Kroeker ...
Lad Trapnell
Andrew Sardella ...
Alex Rifkin
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Grandpa Trapnell
Randy Hughson ...
Rainey
R.D. Reid ...
Henry Whitley
Sarah Francis ...
Erinn
Patrick McManus ...
Inspector
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Girl
Susan Cooke ...
Girl
Omar McIntosh ...
Young Billy Blakely
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Mrs. Blakely (as Melanie Nichols King)
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A 12-year-old boy and his older brother have just lost their dad. At their summer cottage, the younger boy befriends a black doctor who has to deal with local prejudice and racism.

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boy | racism | summer | prejudice | doctor | See All (30) »

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Drama | Family

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28 February 1999 (USA)  »

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Walk on Water  »

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My comments tell the truth, in my opinion
22 April 2000 | by (courtenay,british columbia, canada) – See all my reviews

The acting was awesome by that brendan fletcher guy. James Earl Jones was unbelivabe and the story line was great. Movie fans, movie critics and just plain ordinary people, this is a must see. Others feel free to comment on my comment. thanks for reading.


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