A haunted Vietnam veteran (Danny Glover), living in exile in the forests of the Pacific Northwest, is faced with a life-changing decision after he is visited by a former platoon member (David Strathairn) and his young Amerasian daughter (newcomer Zoe Weizenbaum). Written by
It's never too late to come home.
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Did You Know?
The story was inspired by the Lee Teter
print "Reflections". The film's screenwriter, retired U.S. Army Major Ken Miller
, who served in Vietnam, saw Teter's famous illustration in an art gallery and immediately was filled with war-related emotions. See more
Jake shoos the cat away from Lenny's supper and then pushes the chair up to the table. A minute later, when Lenny comes out of her room, the chair is pushed out again, even though Jake's hands have been occupied the whole time. See more
[about Jake's estranged son
What I wouldn't give to have what you're throwing away.