Distant Thunder

  • 1988
  • Movie
  • R
  • Drama, War

Vietnam vet Lithgow withdrew from society after he was discharged from the Army in 1970, deserting his wife and son in Illinois. Now living in the woods of Washington state, along with other disaffected vets, Lithgow decides to rejoin civilization after one of his buddies kills himself by walking in front of a train ("kissing a train," the vets call it)....read more

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02:15 — A shell-shocked Vietnam veteran emerges from years of isolation to reconcile with his teenage son.

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  • Released: 1988
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Vietnam vet Lithgow withdrew from society after he was discharged from the Army in 1970, deserting his wife and son in Illinois. Now living in the woods of Washington state, along with other disaffected vets, Lithgow decides to rejoin civilization after on… (more)

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