Far from Home

Far from Home

Meiert Avis (1989)

85min
18 Certificate
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Review

Our Score
Drew Barrymore kicked off her Lolita phase (Poison Ivy was the highpoint) with this rather undistinguished straight-to-video thriller. While on a cross-country trip, Matt Frewer and daughter Barrymore are forced to take refuge in a run-down trailer park when their vehicle runs out of fuel. Pretty soon the teenage hormones are working overtime, and there is a killer on the loose. Barrymore shows that she possessed the talent to make the transition from child to grown-up star, although the way director Meirert Avis lingers over her is a little distasteful. There is solid support from Frewer, Richard Masur and Dick Miller.

Summary

A writer and his teenage daughter making a cross country journey end up stranded in an isolated caravan park. However, it soon becomes clear that a serial killer is stalking the area, and has developed a sinister obsession with the girl. Thriller, starring Drew Barrymore, Matt Frewer and Richard Masur.

Cast & Crew

Charlie Cross Matt Frewer
Joleen Cross Drew Barrymore
Duckett Richard Masur
Louise Karen Austin
Agnes Reed Susan Tyrrell
Pinky Sears Anthony Rapp
Amy Jennifer Tilly
Jimmy Reed Andras Jones
Sheriff Dick Miller
TBC Teri Weigel
Director Meiert Avis
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Other Information

Language: EnglishColourGuidance: Violence, swearing, sex scenes and nudity.Available on: video
Drama