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Calm at Sunset (1996)

PG | | Drama | TV Movie 1 December 1996
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The struggle between a father and son at odds over the youths career choice.

Director:

Daniel Petrie

Writers:

Paul Watkins (novel), Pamela Gray (teleplay) | 2 more credits »
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Michael Moriarty ... Russell Pfeiffer
Peter Facinelli ... James Pfeiffer
Kevin Conway ... Kelly Dobbs
Melvin Van Peebles ... Mr. Bucket
Christopher Orr Christopher Orr ... Joseph Pfeiffer
Gretchen Mol ... Emily
Kate Nelligan ... Margaret Pfeiffer
Richard Bright ... Pittsley
Richard Donat ... Gil
Cecil Wright ... Franklin, Cape Keltic Cook
Brian Jamieson ... Vince
Michael Higgins ... Howard
Tom Gallant Tom Gallant ... Reynolds
Jeremy Akerman ... Captain Augustus Weber
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gardiner Millar ... Coast Guard Officer (as Gary Millar)
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The 18 years old James Pfeiffer quits college and decides to become a fisherman like his father. Margaret and Russell are very upset with their son's decision. They had a lot of hopes for him, finishing law school and, like his older brother Joseph, make a decent living on shore rather than an uncertain and dangerous career at sea. James dreams of having his own boat though and is determined to persevere... Written by <willy.vanhaelen@advalvas.be>

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Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic elements | See all certifications »
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9 May 2001 | by jarmlarSee all my reviews

A great TV film about a boy in his best age that wishes to be a fisherman, but will his wishes be true? Great acting makes this movie great. If you like dramatic films, this is a film for you. The movie takes time in the ninties and how a young boy fights for his rights to be a fisherman. One of the better TV films.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 December 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hallmark Hall of Fame: Calm at Sunset (#46.1) See more »

Filming Locations:

Nova Scotia, Canada See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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