The Deep End of the Ocean Movie Review 1998

Information and Film Reviews for The Deep End of the Ocean the Movie

Staff rating


Visitor rating
3.0 4.0 from 1 reviews

Beth (Pfeiffer) and husband Pat (Williams) live the ideal life in the suburbs, with a nice home and three beautiful kids. All of that is shattered when three-year-old Ben is abducted while Beth is distracted at a hotel. Shows the tortuous road of depression that Beth travels, and the effect it has on her family. Suddenly, nine years later Ben shows up at her doorstep, now named Sam, and offers to cut the lawn. Beth and detective Candy (Goldberg) determine that he is the lost boy, and painful choices must be made by all. Glosses over the story behind the child's abduction and wraps everything up a bit too easily.

Distribution

Sony Pictures Home Video, Sony Pictures Plz., 10202 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232, Phone: (310)244-7306, Fax: (310)280-2485, URL: http://www.spe.sony.com, Remarks: Formerly Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 105 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Reunited, Moms, Kidnapped!, Parenthood, Police Detectives, Women Cops, Family Reunions
Screenplay
Stephen Schiff
Cast
Michelle Pfeiffer, Treat Williams, John Kapelos, Jonathan Jackson, Ryan Merriman, Whoopi Goldberg, Michael McGrady, Brenda Strong, Alexa Vega, Tony Musante
Cinematography
Stephen Goldblatt
Director
Ulu Grosbard
Music
Elmer Bernstein
Producer
Kate Guinzburg, Steve Nicolaides, Mandalay Entertainment, Via Rosa Productions, Columbia Pictures

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