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Rising Son (1990)

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TV Movie | 92 min | Drama

A factory foreman with 36 years experience becomes despondent after being laid off by his company which has just been taken over by a Japanese conglomerate and is unable to find any other work. Meanwhile, his son uses his father's ...See moreA factory foreman with 36 years experience becomes despondent after being laid off by his company which has just been taken over by a Japanese conglomerate and is unable to find any other work. Meanwhile, his son uses his father's unemployment as an excuse to drop out of the pre-med program his father pressured him to enter. Written by John Sacksteder See less
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Bill Phillips (story) (teleplay) | Rafael Yglesias (story) | Lewis Cole (story)
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Jul 23, 1990 (United States)

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Piper Laurie
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Ray McKinnon
Ken Mott Ken Mott   See fewer
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5.8 / 10 | 215 votes