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Northern Lights (1997)

A stranger's call informs Roberta (Diane Keaton) that her estranged brother Frank has died in a small town under bizarre circumstances. Ben, his best friend from college, also gets the call.

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Linda Yellen

Writers:

John Hoffman (play), John Hoffman (teleplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Diane Keaton ... Roberta Blumstein
Maury Chaykin ... Ben Rubadue
Joseph Cross ... Jack
Kathleen York ... Daphne
John Hoffman ... Joe Scarlotti
Crystal Verge ... Aggie
John R. Taylor ... Arthur
Sheila Patterson Sheila Patterson ... Arlene
Frank C. Turner ... Willard
Tom Cavanagh ... Frank
Peter Wilds Peter Wilds ... Ratman
Chilton Crane ... Margaret
Sheila Moore ... Louise
Alexander Pollock Alexander Pollock ... Bobby
Leam Blackwood Leam Blackwood ... Emmet
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Storyline

A stranger's call informs Roberta (Diane Keaton) that her estranged brother Frank has died in a small town under bizarre circumstances. Ben, his best friend from college, also gets the call.

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Drama

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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 August 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Aurora Boreal See more »

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Stereo

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This was the first Disney Channel Original Movie. However, the network has since repudiated its status and as of 2016 the film is longer considered canon. See more »

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References The Twilight Zone (1959) See more »

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Joseph Cross, the best young actor.
11 February 2001 | by carrarSee all my reviews

Well, I'm here now, writing this message, just because Joseph Cross. Northern Lights was the first movie that I saw with Joseph, and I started to pay attention, and he's incredible, and in this movie, when he makes that feeling scenes, is very real and can bring you inside of the movie. He has a gift, he can make the emotions come out. And I almost cried too. It's a very nice movie, and I want to watch more movies with him.


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