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The Kissing Place (1990)

Every night the boy dreams he is someone else. Someone in danger. A crazy woman is after him. A woman who cannot have a son of her own. A story about a kidnapped boy, who finds out that the... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Meredith Baxter ... Florence Tulane
David Ogden Stiers ... Charles Tulane
Victoria Snow ... Mrs. Edelson (Billy's teacher)
Michael Kirby
Nathaniel Moreau Nathaniel Moreau ... Billy
Ted Dykstra ... Terry
Chris Benson Chris Benson ... Patrolman
George Buza ... Vic
Patricia Carroll Brown Patricia Carroll Brown ... Mrs. Nemec
Nicole de Boer ... Cathy
Eugene Clark ... Bus Driver
Tom Douglas Tom Douglas ... Policeman
Marvin Karon Marvin Karon ... Michael
Kathleen Laskey Kathleen Laskey ... Michele
Robert Latimer Cornell Robert Latimer Cornell ... Bus Teller (as Robert Latimer)
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Every night the boy dreams he is someone else. Someone in danger. A crazy woman is after him. A woman who cannot have a son of her own. A story about a kidnapped boy, who finds out that the people he thought were his parents are his kidnappers. The film is about his escape and search for his home. Written by <gergo@evt.bme.hu>

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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English | Hungarian

Release Date:

11 April 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Billy's Tod See more »

Filming Locations:

Ontario, Canada

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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A memorable viewing experience.
31 March 2004 | by CaraKelleySee all my reviews

I saw this movie years ago, and it has stuck with me. The plot carries many twist and angles that are above the usual petaphile/kidnapping plot-lines. Suspense levels are engaging.

Although he is allowed in the public world, armed with only a slight memory of a warm and bonding moment from his real mother, the boy must seek his home alone as he feels no one will believe him or may betray him to his captors. It is very creative how the story lays out, and the writers are applauded by this viewer for such a great closing to the story.



Well done, writers, actors, director and staff whom worked on developing this movie!


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