Angel City (1980)

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Being forced to sell his land, Jared Teeter share with his family in search of a better life in Florida. They discover, like many other immigrants in Appalachia that work is scarce. Jared ... See full summary »


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4 August 1999 | yenlo
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| A migrant farm workers thriller!
Made for TV movie about a dirt poor family who pack all they have into their beat up pick up truck and head out in search of something better. They find work as migrant farm workers picking crops. They also quickly learn that their employment comes with a cost. They are held as virtual prisoners on what could be described as a cross between a slave plantation and a concentration camp. The corrupt head honcho has also developed a system to keep his employees from fleeing.

Ralph Waite best known for playing yet another scratching to keep his family fed character John Walton from The Waltons is featured as the head of the down on their luck family. Mitch Ryan is cast as the sinister head of the migrant workers camp. Paul Winfield co-stars as another Angel City inmate and Elvis Presley buddy Red West as one of the camps Bulls. An interesting original thriller.

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Release Date:

12 November 1980

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Filming Locations

Georgia, USA

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