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Proud Men (1987)

When son of a conservative small rancher refuses to go to the Vietnam War, his father disowns him. Fifteen years later his mother asks him to return home and try one final time to make peace with his still proud and stubborn father.

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Brian Winoon
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Nell
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Cookie
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When son of a conservative small rancher refuses to go to the Vietnam War, his father disowns him. Fifteen years later his mother asks him to return home and try one final time to make peace with his still proud and stubborn father.

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Father and son just can't get along
7 October 2000 | by See all my reviews

Good portrayal of the generation gap as a father and son become alienated over patriotism and duty. When the son returns home after several years, the animosity is still there and they begin quarreling all over again. Plus, many of the town's residents are against the son because they feel he is a traitor. Violence breaks out as emotions flare and the father and son must learn to accept each other before they become irreparably separated.


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