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Safe Passage (1994)

PG-13 | | Drama | 6 January 1995 (USA)
A mother with seven sons feels like she's losing control of her life and her family. But personal pain and a troubled marriage fade into the background as news comes that one of her sons ... See full summary »

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A mother with seven sons feels like she's losing control of her life and her family. But personal pain and a troubled marriage fade into the background as news comes that one of her sons might have died in an accident. Written by Susan Southall <stobchatay@aol.com>

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Rated PG-13 for a scene of marijuana use and limited vulgar language | See all certifications »
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6 January 1995 (USA)  »

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$1,607,319 (USA)
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Held up from release by a court injunction brought by 'Dan Lupowitz', who was seeking an executive producer credit for the film, having brought director Robert Allan Ackerman and Susan Sarandon to the project. See more »

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When Percival is thrown from the car, how far zipped up his jacket is changes. See more »

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Izzy Singer: It's pretty tense around here huh?
Alfred Singer: She's in crisis mode.
Izzy Singer: Loud music?
Alfred Singer: Mussorgsky.
Izzy Singer: Uh-oh.
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References Lethal Weapon (1987) See more »

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A complex and layered drama
1 October 2011 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

This film is about a mother of seven sons, who had a premonition dream about something bad will happen to one of her sons. As their family learns about the tragedy, they come together and learn to love each other again.

"Safe Passage" is a drama about real people, real family and real life situations. The characters are down to earth and authentic. they could our next door neighbours or even ourselves. Hence, I find myself connecting with the characters and the story of "Safe Passage".

Susan Sarandon is superb as a stressed out mother. She acts her character's emotions well, be it love, stress, anxiety, guilt or anger. I like the flashbacks and the home videos, as they provide further insight into how the past shaped the character's personality. "Safe Passage" is an engaging drama.


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