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Griffin and Phoenix (1976)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  27 February 1976 (USA)
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Geoffrey Griffin who has been diagnosed with terminal cancer in his chest, meets Sarah Phoenix as they both attend a university lecture on the psychology of dying. Sarah Phoenix has got ... See full summary »

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Geoffrey Griffin
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Sarah Phoenix
John Lehne ...
George Griffin
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Jean Griffin
Ben Hammer ...
Dr. Feinberg
George Chandler ...
Old Man
Milton Parsons ...
Professor
Irwin Charone ...
Dr. Thompson
John Harkins ...
Dr. Glenn
Randy Faustino ...
Randy Griffin
Stephen Rogers ...
Bob Griffin
Rod Haase ...
Usher
Ken Sansom ...
Dr. Harding
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Jody
Russell Shannon
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Geoffrey Griffin who has been diagnosed with terminal cancer in his chest, meets Sarah Phoenix as they both attend a university lecture on the psychology of dying. Sarah Phoenix has got terminal leukemia, but Griffin doesn't know that, and she doesn't know that he is terminally ill. They start spending time together and fall in love, both struggling with their fate. This is the beginning of a beautiful and sad love story! Written by Henrik Petersen "Henrik1980"

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A touching, realistic, funny, gritty film...
26 October 1998 | by (Berwyn PA) – See all my reviews

... that is a love story with a very grown-up attitude toward death. Falk and Clayburg are excellent together. A TV movie classic that has been repeated a number of times--but, alas, not lately (to my limited knowledge)

Both are dying, but neither knows the other is, and some dramatic misunderstandings are the result. I won't say any more--except to note that the ending is a classic.


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