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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Cecil Moe
Maureen McCarthy ...
Jean Moe
Cecil Moe ...
Rev. Tom Baird
Rex Flores ...
Young Cecil
Yvonne Higgins ...
Myrna
Merwyn Crowe ...
Cliff Moe
Violet Eckwald ...
Julia Moe
Elaine Bakakos ...
Betty Moe
Timothy Joosten ...
Ron Moe
Kevin Mulroy ...
Stan Moe
John Spievack ...
Gus
Herb Harms ...
Harry
Janet Walquist ...
Sharon
Merry McShane ...
Phyllis
Ed Berger ...
Psychiatrist
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When Cecil calls Tom on the telephone, he never introduces himself. When Cecil arrives at Tom's house, Tom calls him 'Cecil', a fact he could not have known. See more »

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Good Message, but Not So Good Film
6 April 2009 | by (Fremont, CA) – See all my reviews

I picked this DVD up at the Dollar Store. The DVD was on the 2 for $1 rack, but since it had Michael Madsen in it, I thought that since I had never seen the movie, I bought it anyway.

I must say that I didn't like the movie. The movie played more like a documentary or an advertisement for religion than anything else. I found that the director's use of flashbacks did not add to the story line for me. I would have preferred to view the story line in chronological order.

I won't throw it away like one of the other commentators, but It may be quite awhile before I would consider watching this movie again.

Who knows, since it was Michael Madsen's film debut, maybe it might have some archival value at some future date.


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