The heartwarming tale of a young mans courageous journey to find his father.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
The Father
The Mother
The Boy
The Teacher
Ashley Archer ...
Joshua Watkis ...
Boy (7 years old)
Preacher #1
Neil Girvan ...
Guard #1
Patrick Stevenson ...
Guard #2
Lili Francks ...
Bruce McFee ...
Crew Boss
Preacher #2


The heartwarming tale of a young mans courageous journey to find his father.

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Release Date:

25 April 2008 (Hungary)  »

Also Known As:

Kutyahűség  »

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1.33 : 1
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Paul Winfield, who plays the Teacher, played the Father in the 1972 version of Sounder (1972). (He received an Oscar nomination for Best Actor for the role.) Director Kevin Hooks played the Son in the 1972 film. See more »


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Kevin Hooks is THE MAN!
6 August 2003 | by (Boston) – See all my reviews

This is one movie that I didn't want to see remade. But I must admit that Kevin Hooks did a fine job sticking to the storyline of the book...and the casting is excellent. While the original 1972 version of "Sounder" will stay in my heart forever, I am glad that this new adaptation brought the story to lots of young kids via television.

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