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Children of Fortune (2000)

TV Movie  -   -  Crime | Drama | Mystery  -  1 November 2000 (USA)
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Navy detective Dave Passenger is assigned to investigate the murder of a sailor's girlfriend. Dave follows the trail of evidence to a small Arizona community where polygamy is still being ... See full summary »

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Dave Passenger
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Ingrid Bast
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Erica Passenger
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Sheriff Bast
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Andrew Bast
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Shane Roberson
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Sarah Coop (as Kyla Anderson)
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Navy detective Dave Passenger is assigned to investigate the murder of a sailor's girlfriend. Dave follows the trail of evidence to a small Arizona community where polygamy is still being practiced. Along for the ride is Passenger's estranged 15-year-old daughter Erica who has been invited to participate in the investigation by Dave in the hope that he can mend a few family fences while tracking down the culprit. Written by Ørnås

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A typical American movie with an interesting plot
5 August 2002 | by (Landskrona, Sweden) – See all my reviews

This TV-movie from 2000 was sent on the Danish TV-channel TV2 and the only reason I started to watching was because of the interesting plot. It was about a San Diego police officer (James Brolin) who, together with his 15-year old daughter (Amanda Fuller), investigates a murder in a small town called Fortune, Arizona. The town is populated by religious fanatics who accept polygamy, so every man in that town has between two and three wives. The officer asks everybody in the town about information and it seems like everybody knows something about the murder....

The ending of the movie (where the murder is revealed) was unexpected and that was good, but at some places I think the movie became a bit too sentimental (like most American movies).


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