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My Father's House (1975)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  1 June 1975 (USA)
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While recuperating from a heart attack--brought about in part by his job as a hard-charging but highly paid executive--a man begins to reflect on his life and the simpler time when he was growing up.

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Tom Lindholm Jr.
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Tom Lindholm Sr.
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Mrs. Lindholm Sr.
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Judith Lindholm
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Anna
Michael-James Wixted ...
Tom Jr., as a boy
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Steven
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Brad
Carlene Olson ...
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Zozo
Hilary Clark ...
Zozo
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Paula
Laurie Main ...
Food Editor
Clarke Gordon ...
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While recuperating from a heart attack--brought about in part by his job as a hard-charging but highly paid executive--a man begins to reflect on his life and the simpler time when he was growing up.

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Depressing

Well-acted and produced, "My Father's House" is a rather depressing drama made for ABC-TV that finds heart attack victim Cliff Robertson remembering the happier times of his youth.

With Robert Preston playing his father in the flashbacks, and with death casting a grim shadow over the story, this is almost a companion piece to 1963's "All the Way Home," based on James Agee's "A Death in the Family." In some ways, it's also reminiscent of Rod Serling's Twilight Zone episode "Walking Distance" in which a middle-aged Gig Young is transported back in time to his secure, carefree and happier childhood. There's nothing supernatural here, though. Grim reality is explored instead, and the results are frequently moving and depressing as hell.

Brian W. Fairbanks


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