Seven former college friends, along with a few new friends, gather for a weekend reunion at a summer house in New Hampshire to reminisce about the good old days, when they got arrested on the way to a protest in Washington, DC.
Humberto Fuentes is a wealthy doctor whose wife has recently died. In spite of the advice of his children, he takes a trip to visit his former students who now work in impoverished villages... See full summary »
Dan Rivera González
In an economically devastated Alaskan town, a fisherman with a troublesome past dates a woman whose young daughter does not approve of him. When he witnesses the murder of his shady brother, he, the woman and the kid run to the wilderness.
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio,
The Secaucus 7 of the film's title are seven friends who, during their college days, were arrested in New Jersey on their way to a protest in Washington. The film takes place ten years after all that, as the friends gather at the home of Mike and Katie, now schoolteachers in New Hampshire, bringing with them old problems and new: Maura has left Jeff and seeks consolation with his best friend, J.T.; J.T., arguably the least successful of the friends, finally gets the courage to move to Los Angeles to start a career as a songwriter; Irene brings her new boyfriend along, hoping he'll like and be liked by her friends and expecting them to challenge him for his more-conservative politics; and more. This is the film that inspired "The Big Chill."Written by
Gary Dickerson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
This film had no art director or [production] designer according to the film's DVD interview with Maggie Renzi. See more »
Camera shadow on the ground during the basketball game when JT falls down. See more »
[to a police officer]
Look, we didn't shoot the deer. We don't even have a gun!
[to Mike and J. T]
They think we shot the deer.
[rolls his eyes]
How do you know it was shot, Mr. Hollister? No one said anything about a shooting.
It might've been knifed.
Or bludgeoned to death.
Or strangled with a silk stocking.
Or slowly poisoned.
You blew it, mister. You should've clammed up.
You're taking the fall, kid.
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Well before "The Big Chill" came along, John Sayles made this terrific low-budget film. If you are looking for slick-filmmaking go elsewhere. If you want something that is different, and for me far more believable, than most Hollywood films try this one.
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