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Beth, Calvin, and their son Conrad are living in the aftermath of the death of the other son. Conrad is overcome by grief and misplaced guilt to the extent of a suicide attempt. He is in therapy. Beth had always preferred his brother and is having difficulty being supportive to Conrad. Calvin is tra

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 1980-09-19

Runtime 124 minutes

Budget $6m

Revenue $55m


TMDB 7.4


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billgates shared a tip "One of the greatest movies ever made."

steven__36 shared a tip "My all-time favourite movie."

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robyn_markow shared a tip "Watch & be prepared to 😅 & 😢"

lorrie_mcfadden shared a tip "Fantastic movie"

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paula_walker_9882 shared a tip "Heartbreaking and lovely"

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nina_daniels shared a tip "Very moving movie."

mo_o_6766 shared a tip "Tough topic but well worth the watch."

jill_grossman shared a tip "This is one of my all time favorite movies. Mary Tyler Moore was phenomenal: Timothy Hutton killed it in his first roll."

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caren_nelson shared a tip "Superb acting."

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betsy_kristl shared a tip "Extremely emotionally moving. Bring the whole box of tissues."

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michael_sampson_3816 shared a tip "Gets me everytime"

kathyann_saleem shared a tip "In my top 100! Stunning performances from everyone."

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karen_parks shared a tip "One of the only films that I have ever seen that simmers toward its eventual demonstration of the polite destruction of a family."

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