The Great American Family at its worst. James Tyrone is an aging actor and skinflint whose miserliness has been the ruin of his family. His wife, Mary, has been a morphine addict since the ... See full summary »

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The Great American Family at its worst. James Tyrone is an aging actor and skinflint whose miserliness has been the ruin of his family. His wife, Mary, has been a morphine addict since the birth of their youngest son, Edmund. Their eldest son, Jamie is an alcoholic, unable an unwilling to find work on his own, he has been 'forced' to take up his father's profession. Edmund, who has been away as a sailor has returned home sick and awaits the doctor's diagnosis of consumption. Each of them is so self-centered, and self-pitying, that they cannot help one-another. None of them even know what they want and they can't bear it. Written by Al Jacques <agjacque@intrex.net>

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The set for this movie was designed to closely resemble the interior of the Eugene O'Neill house (Monte Cristo Cottage) in New London, Connecticut. See more »

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Version of Long Day's Journey Into Night (1987) See more »

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McCamus is excellent!
21 September 1999 | by (Brooklyn, New York) – See all my reviews

This movie was very good. I really enjoyed it. Tom McCamus' performance was excellent and very believable as the consumptive son Edmund. I also enjoyed the set design (house) and the costumes.


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