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The Red Maple Leaf (2016)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1 May 2017 (USA)
A detective, who is deeply grieving over the tragic loss of his wife and daughter, becomes determined to find the kidnapped daughter of the U.S. Ambassador, no matter what the cost.


Frank D'Angelo


Frank D'Angelo (story), Frank D'Angelo
9 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »




Cast overview, first billed only:
James Caan ... Senator George Lawrence Secord
Kris Kristofferson ... President John Francis Marshall
Martin Landau ... Bernard Florence
Paul Sorvino ... Joseph Palermo
Mira Sorvino ... Marianna Palermo
Armand Assante ... FBI Agent Joseph Cortez
Marc Blucas ... Secret Service Agent Derek Sampson
Robert Loggia ... Governor Patrick Adams Sr.
Doris Roberts ... Mrs. Samantha Adams
Eric Roberts ... Governor's Secret Service Agent
Daniel Baldwin ... Richard Barton
Margot Kidder ... Dr. Amanda Walker
Michael Paré ... Ambassador Patrick Adams Jr.
Laurie Fortier ... Margaret Adams
Tony Nardi ... Special Agent Robert Santos


On a seemingly worry-free Ottawa morning, young Jenni Adams, daughter of U.S. Ambassador Patrick Adams, is snatched from right under the nose of her Secret Service detail. The blatant act has left the American authorities searching for answers with powerful pressure coming at them from every side. From senators all the way up to the President of the United States, the hunt is on to find this girl alive and return her to her family. Written by Frank D'Angelo

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Doris Roberts' final acting project. See more »


George Lawrence Secord: You behave like a gentleman. You behave like a father. You behave like a man. Or I'll make you a girl!
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A wonderful film!
30 December 2016 | by laurafinch-44279See all my reviews

I had not heard of the Red Maple Leaf, and was hesitant to watch the film. My sister was able to persuade me to go watch it at The Hamilton Festival. I usually like to be entertained from beginning to end, and I have to say this film did the job. Right from the beginning you meet this workaholic detective and his family, who have such an amazing, fun relationship. Tragedy hits them early on, and he has loses everything. The detective gives up on life shortly after losing his family, but is convinced to take on the case of the U.S. Ambassador's missing daughter. The detective has to deal with the missing girl's emotional mother and seemingly apathetic father. As the story goes on you see how the detective continues to draw emotional parallels to his family heartbreak and this young girl's case. As mentioned, at first I was hesitant to watch the film, but I can say this was probably one of the most entertaining story lines I have seen this year. You will be entertained from beginning to end, and the writers do a great job of creating a story line you can engross yourself in. Detective Palermo pulls on your heartstrings as his search runs from hot to cold throughout the film. I would definitely recommend this film!

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1 May 2017 (USA) See more »

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16:9 HD
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