Home at Last (1988)





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In this moving drama set near the turn-of-the-century, a New York orphan is placed aboard the notorious orphan train (part of a government program in which parentless inner city kids were shipped to midwestern farms to be adopted out or used for cheap labor in hopes of bettering their lives) and sent to a Nebraska farm. The family who adopts him still grieves over the loss of their first son and at first tries to use the new boy as a replacement for him. But the young man wants to be loved and appreciated for being himself and a struggle ensues.
Drama , Kids & Family
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Frank Converse
as Nils Anderson
Joel Savani
as Danny
Tom Wees
as Drunk
Rod McCullough
as Policeman
Kenneth Freese
as Man in Store No. 1
Ray Stevens
as Man in Store No. 2
Dick Boyd
as Conductor
Helen Harrelson
as Miss Hill
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Audience Reviews for Home at Last


Such a low rating is possibly a bit harsh as Home at Last accomplishes what it set out to do, namely put out a PBS quality feel good family film. With a young Adrian Brody not really giving much of a memorable performance all that the show accomplishes is a couple happy paint by the numbers moments.

Jonathan Porras
Jonathan Porras

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