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Will There Really Be a Morning? (1983)

TV Movie  -   -  Biography | Drama  -  22 February 1983 (USA)
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Luther Adler
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Based on the fast and frantic life of actress Frances Farmer tracing her life from her childhood in Seattle, through her college years, her flirtation with radical politics, her success in films and the theater, her doomed love affair with Clifford Odets, her physical and mental breakdown, and her ultimate emergence from an institution where she spent five years, to her death from cancer. Written by Matthew Patay

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'Jeanira Ratcliffe', Farmer's ghostwriter, wrote a draft of the screenplay in the early 1970s when the book was being considered for a big screen adaptation. See more »

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I enjoyed this sad but realistic movie.
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This was a good movie, but the portrayal of Frances Farmer by Actress Jessica Lange was absolutely worthy of an award. That version of her life is truly a film every aspiring actor should see. "Frances" is one of the most powerful movies I have seen and I highly recommend it.


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