Northfork Movie Poster
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Release Date:

  • July 18, 2003

DVD: December 30, 2003

1h 34m | Drama

In the next two days, the town of Northfork will cease to exist.

The year is 1955 and Northfork is literally about to be "dammed," flooded to make way for a new hydroelectric project. The town's rugged plains are going to drown, its Heartland houses will be swept away and its citizens are heading for higher ground. With the exception of a few stoic resistors.

Now a team of six trench-coated men has been charged with removing the last few stragglers before it is too late. As the Evacuation Committee spreads out across Northfork, they encounter a group of people not quite ready or willing to leave. They are each in limbo. Some are looking for a sign. Others are hoping for a miracle. Yet, one way or another, they will all have to say goodbye.

Among these tenacious individuals are a lustful young couple, a man who has built an Ark (complete with a pair of wives), and a frail orphan whose fevered visions have led him to believe he's the lost member of an ancient herd of roaming Angels calling him home.
Director: Mark Polish, Michael Polish
Studio: Paramount Classics
Producer(s): Mark Polish, Michael Polish, Todd King
Cast: Peter Coyote, Anthony Edwards, Daryl Hannah, Kyle MacLachlan, Nick Nolte, Mark Polish, James Woods, Claire Forlani
Writer(s): Michael Polish, Mark Polish
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