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Eight Days to Live (2006)

TV-PG | | Drama | TV Movie 23 April 2006
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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Tim Spring
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Joe Spring
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Becca 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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8 jours pour mon fils  »

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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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Loved It!!!
10 September 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Really great movie; Good job CTV for making movies like this. Families need more movies they can watch together. This was perfect to watch with your teenagers...some real emotions were shown. I really didn't expect to watch the whole movie, but it really hooked me; I cried, laughed and was on the edge of my seat. It was very realistic, some great scenery of our West Coast. Loved the actors in it... Ryan McDonell especially, who played the older jerk of a brother, but had an emotional breakthrough in the end played his part so well. Would love to see him in a lead role soon! I would highly recommend this movie to anyone...I would love to see it again as well. I'll keep my eyes open for it.


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