The Home Front Movie Review 2002

Information and Film Reviews for The Home Front the Movie

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During World War II, Camille (O'Neal), a Louisiana widow with two kids, Blue (McCullough) and Florida (Chabert), takes a job as an assistant to an exiled German doctor. They are both outcasts, she because of an incident years before involving her husband, and he because he is German. When German U-boats begin attacking ships in the harbor, they both fall under suspicion. Complicating matters is Florida's romance with a Nazi-hunting Coast Guard ensign. A little disjointed, and the conclusion isn't exactly believable, but the movie looks good, and has a great sense of the time and place. It should, as director/writer Pitre based it on stories he heard growing up in the same town in which the tale is set.

Distribution

First Look Home Entertainment, 8000 Sunset Blvd., East Penthouse, Los Angeles, CA 90048, Phone: (323)337-1000, Fax: (323)337-1078, Email: info@firstlookmedia.com, URL: http://www.firstlookmedia.com, Remarks: A division of First Look Pictures

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 102 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
World War II, Widows & Widowers, Doctors & Nurses, The Homefront: U.S./Canada, American South, Nazis & Other Paramilitary Slugs
Screenplay
Glen Pitre, Michelle Benoit
Cast
Tatum O'Neal, Julian Sands, Tim Curry, Lacey Chabert, Eion Bailey, Rudolf Martin, Patrick McCullough
Cinematography
Uta Briesewitz
Director
Glen Pitre
Music
Ernest Troost

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