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Wayward Son (1999)

96 min | Drama

A Southern man in the Depression tries to pick up the pieces of his life after being wrongly imprisoned for eleven years. He is befriended by a farmer whose daughter is emotionally and physically frail because of scarlet fever. A murder ...See moreA Southern man in the Depression tries to pick up the pieces of his life after being wrongly imprisoned for eleven years. He is befriended by a farmer whose daughter is emotionally and physically frail because of scarlet fever. A murder triggers the town folks' emotions and forces the ex-con to prove his innocence to escape a lynch mob. Written by Anonymous See less
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Sep 14, 1999 (Canada)
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Harry Connick Jr.
Jesse Banks Rhodes Jesse Banks Rhodes   See fewer
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Pete Postlethwaite
Ben Alexander Ben Alexander   See fewer
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Vinessa Shaw
Cordelia Cordelia   See fewer
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Walton Goggins
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Afemo Omilami
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David Pickens
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John Bennes
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Matthew Brady
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Stacie Richards Dail
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Chris Jenkins
Cephus Cephus   See fewer
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Michael Perry
Convict Convict   See fewer
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Frank Roberts
Sheriff Pitts Sheriff Pitts   See fewer
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Laura Sametz
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Tim Ware
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Earl Maddox
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6.4 / 10 | 97 votes