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PG-13| 1 hr. 43 min.

Plot Summary
As Northfork, Montana, is being evacuated in preparation for a new dam, young Irwin (Duel Farnes) lies dying in a local orphanage, with Father Harlan (Nick Nolte) by his side, taking care of him. Also yet to leave are Willis (Mark Polish) and his father, Walter (James Woods), who head up the evacuation team. In a comatose state, Irwin has four angelic visitors who hope to find a way for him to leave Northfork, as it faces its demise in the haunting shadow of the dam.

Cast: James Woods , Nick Nolte , Claire Forlani , Duel Farnes , Mark Polish , Daryl Hannah , Graham Beckel , Josh Barker

Director: Michael Polish

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Paramount Pictures, Romano Shane Productions

Northfork (2003)

Release Date: July 11th, 2003|1 hr. 43 min.

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critic reviews (10)
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  • 25
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Numbing and inert. show more

  • 50
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    The cinematic equivalent of an elaborate and poetically constructed non sequitur. show more

  • 50
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    An improvement over "Jackpot," but not much. The best thing about it is Nolte, playing the grizzled priest as an angel in his own right. Everyone else- - save the young boy playing the orphan -- seems to be in on a joke we just don't get. show more

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