Barbara Wyatt-Hollis is an English professor who begins to fall under the effects of Alzheimer’s. The film documents her decline and the emotional turmoil it causes for her. It also show how the changes impact her husband, George, and their children. The film also looks at the process by which families can be educated and supported to deal with the impact of the disease, as well what is done for those afflicted.
Director: Jeff Bleckner.
Writer: Vickie Patik.
Stars: Joanne Woodward, Richard Kiley, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Jim Metzler, Jordan Charney Jerry Hardin, Marilyn Jones, Carolyn Lagerfelt, Charles Levin, Craig Richard Nelson, Ron Rifkin, Duncan Ross, Rose Gregorio, Susan Ruttan, Sue Giosa, Belita Moreno, Bill Henderson, Saundra Sharp.
Cinematographer: Bradford May.
Composer: David Shire.
1986 Golden Globes – Nominated for Best Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television.
1986 Golden Globes – Nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television (Joanne Woodward).
what a brilliant movie. i personallylived a similar experience and it moved very deeply. woodward`s performance is unforgettable. the picture itself is excellente and its subject matter is treated with such inteligence and care that makes it extraordinary.