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A detective deals with the loss of his own son while trying to uncover the identity of a boy whose mummified remains are found in a box buried for fifty years.

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Tom Adkins Sr.
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Matthew Wakefield
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Barbara
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Diploma / Rogianni
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Lea Adkins
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Rose Montgomery
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Jonas
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William Daniels
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A detective deals with the loss of his own son while trying to uncover the identity of a boy whose mummified remains are found in a box buried for fifty years.

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Secrets from the past don't stay buried.


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Rated R for a scene of sexuality | See all certifications »

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10 October 2009 (USA)  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)

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$1,391 (USA) (19 March 2010)

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$7,306 (USA) (2 April 2010)
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At the time of filming in 2008, Rhona Mitra, who played Barbara, was 32 years old. Barbara says that eight years after his disappearance Tommy junior would now be 18 years old. Since Barbara appears to be the same age as the actress, that would mean that Barbara would have been about 13-15 years old at the time of Tommy junior's birth. See more »

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The highways the Rambler drives on have the wrong color striping. In 1958, the shoulder stripes were yellow and the centerlines were white. Modern embedded road reflectors can also be seen in some shots. See more »

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Tom Adkins Sr.: He has his mother's eyes. Her hair. My face, my laugh. First time I held him I knew he was my son. The best of me and his mother. I can still see his eyes light up watching those fireworks. I gave him everything a father can give a son. And now with all this searching, being a cop, being a father, I still can't find my boy.
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This movie will not steal your time
26 January 2014 | by (Sfantu Gheorghe, Covasna, Romania) – See all my reviews

Tom just lost his son after a moment of inattention while they were in a restaurant. At a construction site near by it's found a dead body of a child and Tom thinks that it is his son. Being a detective he deeps more in this case and it leads him to another child abduction and murder that happened fifty years ago.

A beautiful and at the same time a sad story told from two points of view, one from the present and the other from the '50. The crossing makes the movie watchable and the fact that they are connected makes the movie even more intriguing. It's almost impossible not to share a tear after and the original story could make us to forget about the little flaws. An unique film that deserves your time.


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