Dad (1989) - Plot Summary Poster


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  • A busy, "always-on-the-run" executive learns during a meeting that his mother may be dying and rushes home to her side. He ends up being his father's caretaker and becomes closer to him than ever before. In the process, he teaches his father to be more independent which causes problems with the man's wife. Estranged from his own son, the executive comes to realize what has been missing in his own life.

    - Written by Jerry Shannon <jlshan@ix.netcom.com>
  • Successful businessman has to take care of his father after his mother has fallen victim to a heart attack. Although they've become estranged to each other, they finally succeed in coming together again.

    - Written by Homme A. Piest <piest@pobox.leidenuniv.nl>
  • An overworked business type, rushes home to be with his father after his mother has a heart attack. He helps his dad learn to live more independently and this ends up affecting the estranged relationship he has with his college aged son.

    - Written by Nate Dogg <holtslander@hotmail.com>


Jake (age 78) is woken up by his wife Bette, who puts out his clothes for the day, helps him with his breakfast...

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