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Wayward Son (1999)

A Southern man in the Depression tries to pick up the pieces of his life after being wrongly imprisoned for eleven years. He is befriended by a farmer whose daughter is emotionally and ... See full summary »

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Randall Harris

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Randall Harris
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Credited cast:
Harry Connick Jr. ... Jesse Banks Rhodes
Pete Postlethwaite ... Ben Alexander
Patricia Clarkson ... Wesley
Vinessa Shaw ... Cordelia
Walton Goggins ... (as Walt Goggins)
Afemo Omilami ... Horace
David Pickens David Pickens ... Warden
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John Bennes John Bennes ... Lawyer
Matthew Brady Matthew Brady ... Inmate 1
Stacie Richards Dail ... Young crying woman
David de Vries
Michael Gaston ... Edgar
Rodney L. James Rodney L. James ... George
Chris Jenkins Chris Jenkins ... Cephus
Michael Perry ... Convict
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A Southern man in the Depression tries to pick up the pieces of his life after being wrongly imprisoned for eleven years. He is befriended by a farmer whose daughter is emotionally and physically frail because of scarlet fever. A murder triggers the town folks' emotions and forces the ex-con to prove his innocence to escape a lynch mob. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 September 1999 (Canada) See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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$7,700,000 (estimated)
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