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In His Father's Shoes (1997)

PG | | Drama | TV Movie 15 June 1997
When his father suddenly dies, Clay Crosby is devastated. It seems like he'll never be able to get over the loss. But everything changes when the boy puts on a pair of his father's wingtip ... See full summary »

Director:

Vic Sarin

Writer:

Gary Gelt
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Louis Gossett Jr. ... Frank Crosby / Richard
Barbara Eve Harris ... Janice
Rachael Crawford ... Celeste
Djanet Sears Djanet Sears ... Virginia
Robert Ri'chard ... Clay Crosby
Shadia Simmons ... Maggie
Fiona Reid ... Gypsy
Dylan Provencher Dylan Provencher ... Peter
Dan Warry-Smith ... Telegram
Kevin Duhaney Kevin Duhaney ... Bruce
Dan Petronijevic ... Dennis Beck
A.J. Cook ... Lisa
Mary Long Mary Long ... Mrs. Klips
Naomi Lee Allen Naomi Lee Allen ... Mary Lou
R.D. Reid R.D. Reid ... Mr. Dorfman
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When his father suddenly dies, Clay Crosby is devastated. It seems like he'll never be able to get over the loss. But everything changes when the boy puts on a pair of his father's wingtip shoes, which magically takes him back in time to experience his father's early life. As Clay gets to know his dad in the past, he gains an improved outlook on his own life, and, by changing the past, he wonders if it might be possible to create a better future. Written by Jwelch5742

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Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for language and some thematic elements

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A Father's Movie
20 June 2002 | by Forever DamnedSee all my reviews

It pulls on all the heartstrings and works very well.

The movie does get slightly confused at times and leaves some loose ends but it's otherwise a fine piece of work.

Recommended !


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Language:

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Release Date:

15 June 1997 (USA) See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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1.33 : 1
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