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Summer's End
Summer's End
Actors: James Earl Jones, Jake LeDoux, Brendan Fletcher, Wendy Crewson, Jonathan Kroeker
Director: Helen Shaver
Genres: Action & Adventure, Drama, Kids & Family, Television
NR     2000     1hr 57min

Studio: Paramount Home Video Release Date: 08/21/2007 Run time: 101 minutes Rating: Pg

     
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Actors: James Earl Jones, Jake LeDoux, Brendan Fletcher, Wendy Crewson, Jonathan Kroeker
Director: Helen Shaver
Creators: Andreas Poulsson, Connie Tavel, Frank Siracusa, Gina Matthews, Patrick Whitley, Grant Scharbo, Jim Thompson
Genres: Action & Adventure, Drama, Kids & Family, Television
Sub-Genres: Action & Adventure, Family Life, Adventure, Family Films, Television
Studio: Showtime Ent.
Format: DVD - Color,Anamorphic - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 10/10/2000
Original Release Date: 02/28/1999
Theatrical Release Date: 02/28/1999
Release Year: 2000
Run Time: 1hr 57min
Screens: Color,Anamorphic
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 3
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English, Spanish

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Movie Reviews

Great story... great acting
Kenneth G. Pittman | Johnson City, TN | 03/02/2002
(5 out of 5 stars)

"The tale of Summer's End is about a black man, Dr. William Blakely, who returns to live in the town where his father was killed by whites when he was a young boy. The other main character is Jaime, a young boy who strikes up a friendship with Dr. Blakely and is the central "coming of age" figure. Also key to the plot are Jaime's older brother Hunter, his mother, and his brother's friend Lad. Lad is a young man brought up to belive what much of the town 'believes' (although only a small handful of Lad's family displays)- blacks are bad and shouldn't be in the town. It turns into a story of relationships as Lad and his grandfather (mainly) try to run Dr. Blakely out of town. It keeps your attention the entire time.The acting in the movie is pretty incredible for a TV movie. James Earl Jones was the perfect casting for Dr. Blakely. Wendy Crewson plays Jaime's mother very well. The only acting I wasn't all that fond of was Brenden Fletcher, who played Hunter. What really stands out though is the acting of Jake LeDoux, who plays Jaime- you have to see it for yourself, but I don't understand why he hasn't landed bigger roles. Similar to Haley Joel Osment- wonderful at displaying a wide range of emotions."
Not an End but a beginning
Kenneth G. Pittman | 07/30/2000
(5 out of 5 stars)

"As an English teacher, I am always looking for companion films for novels I read in my classes. Summer's End is the perfect companion for Montana 1948 by Larry Watson. Both the film and the movie beautifully portray what happens when the youngest in a family discovers a "truth" about another member of the family. Both deal with several issues such as racism, family loyalty, and justice in a way that is both fair to the topic and engaging for my students. Both of these titles have been well received by students. I highly recommend both the film Summer's End and the novel Montana 1948."
OUTSTANDING!
Cowman | Indiana | 01/21/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)

"A must see movie James Earl Jones was great. Jake Ledoux did a good job,But I didn't see the wide range of emotions the other viewer saw.A GREAT MOVIE!"
Summer's end
idalmis riol | Tampa, Florida | 02/26/2001
(5 out of 5 stars)

"A very touching story and a very well portrayall by Mr Jones. I 've enjoyed this movie so much that I'm in the process of purchasing it for future entertainment to be shared with my grandchildren."