Distant Thunder

Distant Thunder

Director: Rick Rosenthal

Cast: John Lithgow, Ralph Macchio, Kerrie Keane

     
 

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Discharged from Vietnam, John Lithgow and his army buddies have trouble fitting into a hostile home-front society. Rather than endure dirty looks and taunts of "baby killer," Lithgow and his friends wander aimlessly all through the Pacific Northwest. Several years pass, during which time Lithgow's estranged son Ralph Maccio grows to manhood. Finally emerging from his…  See more details below

Overview

Discharged from Vietnam, John Lithgow and his army buddies have trouble fitting into a hostile home-front society. Rather than endure dirty looks and taunts of "baby killer," Lithgow and his friends wander aimlessly all through the Pacific Northwest. Several years pass, during which time Lithgow's estranged son Ralph Maccio grows to manhood. Finally emerging from his self-imposed exile, Lithgow begins searching for the son he's never known.

Product Details

Release Date:
12/07/2004
UPC:
0097360185546
Original Release:
1988
Rating:
R
Source:
Paramount
Region Code:
1
Time:
1:53:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; Widescreen version enhanced for 16:9 TVs; Dolby Digital: English 5.1 Surround, English Dolby Surround; English subtitles

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
John Lithgow Mark Lambert
Ralph Macchio Jack Lambert
Kerrie Keane Char
Reb Brown Harvey Nitz
Janet Margolin Barbara Lambert
Denis Arndt Larry
Jamey Sheridan Moss
Tom Bower Louis
John Kelly Andy
Michael Currie Coach Swabey
Hilary Strang Jane
Robyn Stevan Holly
David Longworth Sheriff
Gordon Currie Billy Watson
Walter Marsh Principal
Rick Rosenthal Actor
Kate Robbins Waitress
David Glyn-Jones Waiter
Denalda Williams Jeanette
Allan Lysell Buddy

Technical Credits
Rick Rosenthal Director
Ralf Bode Cinematographer
Warren Carr Production Manager
Mark Freeborn Production Designer
Maurice Jarre Score Composer
Tish Monaghan Costumes/Costume Designer
Richard L. O'Connor Executive Producer
Robert Schaffel Producer
Robert Stitzel Original Story,Screenwriter
Dennis Virkler Editor
Deede Wehle Original Story,Screenwriter

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. N. Vietnam 1969 [10:11]
2. Kiss the Train [13:26]
3. Civilization [8:29]
4. Dear Jack [10:33]
5. Back to the Woods [9:53]
6. No Trespassing [14:16]
7. Reunited [7:40]
8. War Story [2:51]
9. Sneak Attack [12:51]
10. Walking the Track [11:39]

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