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Northfork

Rating:PG-13 (for brief sexuality)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:July 11, 2003
Running time:94 minutes
Cast:James Woods, Nick Nolte, Claire Forlani, Duel Farnes, Daryl Hannah
Director:Michael Polish
Producer:Michael Polish, Mark Polish
Writer:Michael Polish, Mark Polish
Distributor:Paramount Classics

Web Site: http://paramountclassics.com/

Description: In a near-empty Northfork orphanage, Father Harlan gently tends to Irwin, a comatose eight-year-old who lies near death. As orphanage caretaker Harlan reads aloud about Northfork's years-ago forced evacuation to make way for a hydro-electric dam, Irwin's imagination takes flight. In his subconscious, characters from the history of Northfork's dam come to life, helping to prepare Irwin as he struggles to come to terms with his own impending "evacuation."

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