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The Last Best Year (1990)

TV Movie  |  PG  |   |  Drama  |  4 November 1990 (USA)
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Returning from a business trip abroad, Jane (Bernadette Peters) has a dizzy spell while at home. As her condition does not improve, she consults a doctor who finds that she is very ill and ... See full summary »

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Wendy Haller
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Jerry
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Amy
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Anne
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John Dennis
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Mrs. Morton
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Wisnovsky
Graham McPherson ...
Ron Black
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Returning from a business trip abroad, Jane (Bernadette Peters) has a dizzy spell while at home. As her condition does not improve, she consults a doctor who finds that she is very ill and that she has no family to help her through this very trying time. He enlists the help of a therapist (Mary Tyler Moore) who is very hesitant to become involved in this case due to the loss she suffered as a young child. As her condition deteriorates, Jane learns how to come to terms with her past as does her therapist. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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Rated PG for thematic elements and language
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The Last Best Year of My Life  »

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I'm still crying...
1 December 2000 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

I finished watching this movie for the first time almost 30 mins ago, and I'm still crying.

This is one of the most beautiful films I have ever seen. I've always loved Bernadette Peters- the lady is so talented, but after watching this incredibly heartbreaking film, I'm in absolute awe of her.

If you've never seen it, go and rent it- i guarantee it'll move your heart.


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