A Time of Destiny

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A Time of Destiny ★★ 1988 (PG-13)

During WWII, an American soldier vows to kill his brother-in-law, who he believes caused his father's death. Meanwhile, the two men have become good friends in the army, never realizing their connection. A strange, overblown family saga from the director of “El Norte.” Beautiful photography, terrific editing. 118m/C VHS . William Hurt, Timothy Hutton, Melissa Leo, Stockard Channing, Megan Follows, Francesco Rabal; D: Gregory Nava; W: Gregory Nava, Anna Thomas; M: Ennio Morricone.