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Secret Sins of the Father (1994)

A Nebraska farmer is charged with murder of his wife. Making the charge is the town sheriff, who is also the farmer's son.

Director:

Beau Bridges

Writer:

Ken Hixon (as Lillian Samuel)
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Beau Bridges ... Tom Thielman
Lloyd Bridges ... Louis Thielman
Lee Purcell ... Ann Thielman
Frederick Coffin ... L.J. Thielman
Victoria Rowell ... Yolanda Seeley
Patrika Darbo ... Leslie Holcomb
Michael McManus ... Rod Holcomb
Ed Lauter ... Arnold Carter
Bert Remsen ... Judge Kleiser
Mark L. Taylor ... Morris Fleming
Jack Kehler ... Ray Townsend
Andrew Parks ... Gary Silver
Lucinda Cunningham Lucinda Cunningham ... Debbie Thielman
Gene Ross ... Otto Reynolds
Robin Pearson Rose ... Dr. Gericka
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A Nebraska farmer is charged with murder of his wife. Making the charge is the town sheriff, who is also the farmer's son.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 January 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

My Father's Son See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Lurid, But Interesting
7 December 2001 | by hillariSee all my reviews

A family's troubles are even made more glaring after the matriarch of the family is murdered. Suspicion is placed on her husband (Lloyd Bridges), especially after it's discovered that he has a girlfriend on the side. His policemen son (Beau Bridges) finds himself up against the small town they live in as he investigates. There is also a long standing rivalry bubbling under the surface between the cop and his brother. This is another Bridges family affair, complete with flashbacks that include real-life home movies of the family.


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