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A Storm in Summer (2000)

An old Jewish shop owner Mr. Shaddick ('Peter Falk') suddenly finds himself responsible for a little black boy named Herman Washington ('Aaron Meek') trying to escape the chaos of Harlem as... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Falk ... Abel Shaddick
Andrew McCarthy ... Stanley Banner
Nastassja Kinski ... Gloria Ross
Ruby Dee ... Grandmother
Aaron Meeks Aaron Meeks ... Herman D. Washington
Gillian Barber ... Mrs. Parker
Lillian Carlson ... Mrs. Gold (as Lilian Carlson)
Keith Martin Gordey Keith Martin Gordey ... Cop
Ingrid Torrance Ingrid Torrance ... Harriet
Rydyr Morse Rydyr Morse ... Biker
Ty Olsson ... Biker
Gregor Trpin Gregor Trpin ... Pool Boy
Alvin Sanders ... Bartender
Henry O. Watson Henry O. Watson ... Station attendant
Gavin Bennet Gavin Bennet ... Stickball Boy
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An old Jewish shop owner Mr. Shaddick ('Peter Falk') suddenly finds himself responsible for a little black boy named Herman Washington ('Aaron Meek') trying to escape the chaos of Harlem as part of a sponsorship program. At first, Mr. Shaddick wants nothing more than to get rid of the kid, but to spite the well to do lady who tries to take him over to her home, he decides to take Herman in. As time goes on, Mr. Shaddick finds himself caring about Herman and has the misfortune of being the bearer of bad news, which reminds him of when he received a telegram himself. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

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Language:

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Release Date:

27 February 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A storm in summer - Temporale d'estate See more »

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Dolby Digital

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1.33 : 1
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Final directing project by Robert Wise. See more »

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Remake of A Storm in Summer (1970) See more »

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Very Enjoyable Departure from Columbo
11 September 2003 | by gabyroadsSee all my reviews

I've not seen the original 1970 version but I found this one very enjoyable particularly Peter Falk showing he has great versatility as an actor beyond his role as Columbo.The young boy was very good.PS Does the young boy remind you of another black actor who starred in a 80's series called different strokes. 8/10.

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