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Eight Days to Live (2006)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  23 April 2006 (USA)
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A mother searches for her lost son, who after four days still has not returned from a party at a friend's house a day's drive away.

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Teresa Spring
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Weaver
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Will Spring
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Craig
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Jodeen Cassidy
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Anderson
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Al Ramey
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Lucinda Klunn
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Patti
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Bruce
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The day he receives his driver's license back following a six month suspension for reckless driving, nineteen year old Joe Spring, with his parents' reluctant blessing, leaves their Aldergrove, British Columbia home on Friday night following work for the several hours drive to Quesnel, British Columbia for a party, he stating that he will be home on Monday. He promises to telephone his mother, Teresa Spring, once he arrives in Quesnel the following morning. But she never receives the telephone call, he doesn't answer her repeated calls, and subsequently she receives a call from Joe's stoned friend Eric in Quesnel stating that Joe never made it to the party. Teresa feels the need to do something to locate Joe, which is made all the more difficult because of husband Tim Spring's more relaxed attitude thus far about Joe's whereabouts. Tim, who has been out of work now for several years, has basically shut down in life, which has affected his relationship with his entire family. The ... Written by Huggo

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A mother's love... A son's survival.

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Broadcast on Canada's CTV network, 8 Days to Live is their top-rated movie to date. It was seen by 2 million people. See more »

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Entertaining movie. Excellent acting (but 1 horrible acting dude)
30 October 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I enjoyed this movie even though it is very predictable from scene one. Kelly Rowan, who is beautiful, is excellent (really perfect) as the terrified, but determined mother. The other performances by the other family members were fine, but none really stood out in my mind. The story is well-paced and the Canadian scenery is superb as is usual in Lifetime movies (which I believe are generally underrated). One embarrassingly bad (almost comedic) role was turned in by Michael Eklund as Weaver, the bad dude in the movie. I thought his role, and his "acting," were totally unbelievable, way overacted. He looked like a poorly drawn comic book villain. Whoever cast him should get their hands slapped. Despite that, it was an entertaining movie and worth seeing. Based on an intriguing true story.


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