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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
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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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Total immersion!!!
28 March 2003 | by (Mishawaka, IN) – See all my reviews

Man! How to get lost in a movie!!!

I saw this on its original broadcast, and its impact remains with me today, over 20 years later.

Two human beings, each painfully aware that the end is near, find one another. The ending has stayed with me as the perfect finale to a film, better than most big budget theater films!!!

One does not think of Falk as a romantic lead, and this film indicates that we, as an audience, have lost much as a result...


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