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Writers (WGA):
Alice Elliott Dark (story)
Will Scheffer (teleplay)
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Release Date:
20 April 1997 (USA) See more »
Danny, dying of Aids, returns home for his last months. Always close to his mother, they share moments... See more » | Add synopsis »
Nominated for 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 8 wins & 11 nominations See more »
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Directed by
Christopher Reeve 
Writing credits
Alice Elliott Dark (story)

Will Scheffer (teleplay)

Produced by
Michael Fuchs .... executive producer
Nellie Nugiel .... producer
Nicholas Paleologos .... executive producer
Bonnie Timmermann .... co-producer
Frederick Zollo .... executive producer
Original Music by
Dave Grusin 
Cinematography by
Frederick Elmes 
Film Editing by
David Ray 
Casting by
Bonnie Timmermann 
Production Design by
Andrew Jackness 
Art Direction by
David Stein 
Set Decoration by
Catherine Davis 
Costume Design by
Jane Greenwood 
Production Management
Rick Dallago .... production supervisor
Art Department
Claire Kirk .... art department coordinator
Byron K. Lovelace .... set dresser
Jen Martley .... set decoration production assistant
Scott Rosenstock .... leadman
Will Scheck .... key greensperson
Sound Department
Felix Andrew .... sound recordist
Anthony J. Ciccolini III .... dialogue editor
Hal Levinsohn .... adr editor
Christopher Newman .... sound mixer
Daniel Pagan .... assistant sound editor
Dan Sable .... supervising sound editor
Lynn Sable .... sound editor
Brian Vancho .... foley artist
Visual Effects by
Matt McDonald .... digital compositor
Camera and Electrical Department
Brian Carmichael .... video operator
Matt Chubet .... grip
Jay Feather .... assistant camera
James W. Finnerty .... key grip
William Jones .... dolly grip (as Bill Jones)
Tom Kerwick .... best boy grip
Jonathan Lumley .... gaffer
Phil Oetiker .... camera operator
Leigh Rathner .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
William M. Weberg .... grip
Casting Department
Alison E. McBryde .... casting associate
Winsome Sinclair .... extras casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Mark Burchard .... wardrobe
MaryAnn D. Smith .... assistant costume designer
Susan J. Wright .... wardrobe supervisor
Editorial Department
Agnes Grandits .... assistant editor
Music Department
Nicholas Meyers .... music editor
Other crew
Randall Balsmeyer .... title designer
Marcus Canty .... production accountant
Chrissie Davis .... production coordinator
Liz Dykhouse .... post production accountant
Alan Grabelsky .... vice president production
Bradley Karnes .... production assistant
Christine Lopez .... assistant location manager
Julie Oppenheimer .... script supervisor
Heidi Topper .... location manager

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Rated PG for thematic elements and language
Brazil:61 min | Argentina:62 min | USA:67 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Director Christopher Reeve's wife, Dana, sings the song "In The Gloaming" during the credits, and his son plays the boy in the opening scene.See more »
Danny:Come on. Don't tell me you finally asking about my sex life.
Janet:No. I'm asking you about your love life. Did you love? Were you loved?
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Referenced in "Glee: Dream On (#1.19)" (2010)See more »
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6 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Heart-wrencher, 13 May 2002
Author: 1fortheroad ( from Louisiana

I watched this movie not too long ago, simply because I am a big fan of Glenn Close. However, I was throughly surprised at the depth of sadness portrayed in the film, and the closeness between Janet and her son Danny. I was touched when Janet sung "Oh Danny Boy", I thought it was a very good addition to the film. This movie brings up very important topics: death, and love for your family no matter what. I would definately recommend a person to watch this.

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