Distant Thunder (1988)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Melodrama  |   Release Date - Nov 11, 1988 (USA)  |   Run Time - 120 min.  |   Countries - Canada, USA  |   MPAA Rating - R
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Discharged from Vietnam, John Lithgow and his army buddies have trouble fitting into a hostile home-front society. Rather than endure dirty looks and taunts of "baby killer," Lithgow and his friends wander aimlessly all through the Pacific Northwest. Several years pass, during which time Lithgow's estranged son Ralph Maccio grows to manhood. Finally emerging from his self-imposed exile, Lithgow begins searching for the son he's never known.

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veteran [military], reconciliation, logger, post-traumatic-stress, Vietnam, woods [place], seclusion, discharge, suicide