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No Turning Back (2001)

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Mexican English teacher Pablo Fernandez seeks a better life for himself and his spoiled daughter Christina (5) after losing his wife in a hurricane. Pablo becomes a tomato picker as illegal... See full summary »
5 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jesus Nebot Jesus Nebot ... Pablo Fernandez (as Jesús Nebot)
Chelsea Rendon ... Cristina Fernandez
Vernee Watson ... Detective Bryan (as Vernée Watson Johnson)
Susan Haskell ... Helen Knight
Lindsay Price ... Soid
Robert Vestal ... Detective Steven Lightning
Paul Ganus ... Dr. David Knight
Joe Estevez ... Charlie
Paola Bontempi ... Pablo's Wife
Kenya Moore ... Lia
Ken Feinberg ... Officer Kincaid (as Kenneth Feinberg)
Gage Hunter Bebank Gage Hunter Bebank ... Andrew Knight (as Gage Hunter Bebak)
Cindy Benson Cindy Benson ... Homeless Woman
Jerry Farmer Jerry Farmer ... Tattooed Guy
Joey Lanai ... Beach Policeman
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Mexican English teacher Pablo Fernandez seeks a better life for himself and his spoiled daughter Christina (5) after losing his wife in a hurricane. Pablo becomes a tomato picker as illegal immigrant in California. While driving his illegal employer Charlie's truck, he accidentally runs over Dinah Knightly (6), who later dies. Dumb, arrogant detective Bryant and brighter but superstitious rookie Steven Lightning investigate and set chase. Petty would be-TV reporter Soid finds out first and blackmails Pablo to take her along fleeing to Mexico or she'll report him. The Fernandez's make it to Canada. On the road improvisation gets out of hand. Written by KGF Vissers

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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English

Release Date:

2001 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Sin retorno See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Dolby SR

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Color
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Outstanding - Gripping - Thought Provoking
3 March 2002 | by patalexanderSee all my reviews

Just saw this film at Sedona Film Festival 2002 - my favorite at the Festival. Jesus gives a riveting and sensitive performance of a good man who faces insurmountable trials after a terrible accident. This is based on a true story and demonstrates the importance of seeing there's more than one side to any story. Hope this gets a broad distribution!


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