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The Spring (2000)

TV Movie  |  PG-13  |   |  Drama, Sci-Fi  |  16 January 2000 (USA)
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A man and his son stumble onto a modern-day fountain of youth while camping in the woods.

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Dennis Conway
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Sophie Weston
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Nick Conway
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Gus
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Josh Gamble
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Robert Lovell / Woodrow Lovell
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Megan O'Hare
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Caleb Dunn
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Emma Baker
Andrew Francis ...
Dylan McLean
Ronin Wong ...
Mayor Watanabe (as Ronin)
Camyar Chai ...
Vandipear (as Cam Chai)
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Molly Lovell (as Deni Delory)
Byron Lucas ...
Jack Pendergast
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Grace Pendergast
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Single father Dennis Conway is travelling with his son Nick. They stop in a small town where Nick has an accident and has to spend some time in the hospital. While Nick is hospitalized his father falls for the nurse who gives up the towns secret (a spring that has healing powers and is virtually a fountain of youth). Written by Les MacDonald at <mcmac@mb.sympatico.ca>

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Rated PG-13 for some violence and sensuality | See all certifications »
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At Jack's birthday party, when Gus is in the fountain after he's been holding Jack's head under, the water is almost right at the collar of his shirt, and in the next shot, it's right around his waist. See more »

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Pleasant Made For TV Movie
23 July 2008 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

While driving on vacation with his son Nick Conway (Joseph Cross) in a lonely road, the widow writer Dennis Conway (Kyle MacLachlan) helps a young couple that crashed their classic car out of the road. Dennis uses his van to tow the car back to the road and later Nick finds a duffel bag with an address forgotten by the couple on the ditch. They drive to Springsville to return the bag and after locating the house, they spend the night in town. On the next morning, while waiting for the breakfast, Nick has an accident with a logging truck in the gas station and breaks his leg. They are forced to stay and Nick has a crush on Dr. Sophie Weston (Alison Eastwood) that is treating his son. When Dennis discovers that the dwellers do not get old or sick due to the water of the local spring, Dennis asks Sophie to convince the council of the town to stay in Springsville. However, when he discovers the dark secret of the one hundredth birthday party of the locals, he evaluates his decision.

"The Spring" is a pleasant made for TV movie about a place like a contemporary Shangri-La. The story has flaws, like for example would the children keep their age forever?; but anyway it is an enjoyable family entertainment. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "O Mistério da Fonte" ("The Mystery of the Fountain")


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