The Summer of Ben Tyler Trailer

The Summer of Ben Tyler Trailer (1996)

15 December 1996 Drama 110 mins

Set early during World War II, the film has a lot to say about love, honor, relationships, commitment and power. Keeping their promise to their dying black housekeeper, a white family takes in her teenage mentally-slow son. The movie details the joys and conflicts the family faces as a result of their decision.

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James Woods

as Temple Rayburn

Elizabeth McGovern

as Celia Rayburn

Len Cariou

as Spencer Maitland

Julia McIlvaine

as Nell Rayburn

Kevin Isola

as Junius Maitland

Clifton James

as Chief Sam Thompkins

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United States 15 December 1996

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