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Last Train Home (1989)

TV-PG | | Drama | TV Movie 30 November 1989
Set in the 1880's, this fictional film blends real-life characters as a teen jumps freight trains in his trek to find his father who has been accused of murder. Heading to Winnipeg where ... See full summary »

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Randy Bradshaw

Writer:

Jeremy Hole
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ron White ... Gordon Bradshaw
Noam Zylberman ... Tom Bradshaw
Donna Goodhand Donna Goodhand ... Clara Bradshaw
Katharine Isabelle ... Sarah Bradshaw (as Katie Murray)
Paul Coeur Paul Coeur ... McDougall (as Paul Jolicoeur)
Donovan Workun ... Buggy Snipe
Arne MacPherson Arne MacPherson ... Graham
Timothy Webber ... Willie Davis
Paul McGaffey Paul McGaffey ... Boss Mordell
Jean-Pierre Fournier Jean-Pierre Fournier ... Noah
Bill Meilen Bill Meilen ... Sergeant Collins
Walter Kaasa Walter Kaasa ... Grandpa Craig (as W.A. Kaasa)
Glenn Beck ... Guard
Kevin S. Smith Kevin S. Smith ... Navvy
Joel Dacks Joel Dacks ... Mouse
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Set in the 1880's, this fictional film blends real-life characters as a teen jumps freight trains in his trek to find his father who has been accused of murder. Heading to Winnipeg where his father and a friend, the real killer, have gone, he is befriended by a mountie who starts watching out after him after he is arrested for stealing a purse. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Drama

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 November 1989 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Tom Alone See more »

Filming Locations:

Calgary, Alberta, Canada See more »

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Color
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Nice Clean Family Film
5 June 2004 | by bigdinosaurSee all my reviews

This is a typical coming-of-age movie; Nicely done however. Tom's travels to reach his father involve him in rather stereotypical adventures so you certainly can predict what's coming, but it's fun...and CLEAN, which is nice in this day and age.

Acting for the most part is lukewarm, except for Nick Mancuso who plays his Mountie roll well. I'm surprised he did not get top billing. It moves pretty well though and will keep average kids interested.

If you and your family like the boy, dog, growing up, frontier type of movie, you'll enjoy this one. It's well worth watching.

This movie may be hard to find. I've never seen it on tape or DVD. My oldest kid taped it off TV when he was little.


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