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Fathers and Sons (2005)

R | | Drama | TV Movie 2 June 2005
Intertwined tales of three families who grow up on the same street, focusing on the relationship of fathers and sons. The first section features Anthony and Jenny and traces the father-son ... See full summary »

Writers:

Rob Spera (as Robert Spera), Rodrigo García | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bradley Whitford ... Anthony
Samantha Mathis ... Jenny
Aiden James Forte Aiden James Forte ... Infant Nick
Aaron Marchbank Aaron Marchbank ... Toddler Nick
Max Burkholder ... Nick at 5
Tyler Patrick Jones ... Nick 10-12 years old
Abigail Spencer ... Clarissa
Shad Hart Shad Hart ... Nick
Gale Harold ... Elliott
Austen Nunn Austen Nunn ... Michael
Nick Spera Nick Spera ... Boy with Dog
John Mahoney ... Gene
Meredith Monroe ... Young Nora
Kathy Baker ... Nora
Joanna Gleason ... Silvia
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Storyline

Intertwined tales of three families who grow up on the same street, focusing on the relationship of fathers and sons. The first section features Anthony and Jenny and traces the father-son bond that develops between Anthony and his newborn son over 30 years. The second story centers on the affairs of an airline pilot who shares a house but not a life with his wife. He crosses paths with an unusual woman and spends an extraordinary night with his son. The final chapter follows the homecoming of Elliot to his estranged family. As his father dies, Elliot meets and falls in love with a woman who sees past his tough-guy exterior. Written by someone

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Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some sexual content
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 June 2005 (Hungary) See more »

Also Known As:

Apák és fiaik See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

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Mockingbird Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Steven Petrarca and Ron Eldard previously appeared in When Trumpets Fade (1998). See more »

Quotes

Nora: What is it with men and talking? When you're little you talk up a storm and then one day... It's like someone puts a broomstick up your asses and the talking's over.
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Wonderful Film
30 January 2005 | by Carr0tsSee all my reviews

I went to see this film because of Gale Harold, I think this is his best film to date, the stories were wonderful, funny, complex and meaningful, and there was a nice flow to the movie. Even though this was made by Showtime, it didn't have that made-for-TV feel at all. I hope this film will get a wider distribution, Sarasota seemed like a weird place for it to have its World premier and I hope that they will be traveling with the film. It really it very well done and I cannot recommend it enough. This film deserves to be seen, oh yeah and it has a great cast too! I recognized probably about 90% of the cast. . If you're a Gale fan you really need to make an effort to see this film, and even if your not, you should go and see this film anyway!


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