Widowed farmer John Webb (Hume Cronyn) has been depressed since the death of his wife Bessie. He would like to keep his yearly harvest going, but getting low on funds he has some hard decisions to make concerning his farm.

Writer:

Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The 4th Floor (1999)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A woman inherits a rent-controlled apartment and is terrorized by a neighbor.

Director: Josh Klausner
Stars: Juliette Lewis, William Hurt, Shelley Duvall
Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

A student receives a serial killer's brain in a transplant after being thrown into a pool with no water in it.

Directors: Mitch Marcus, John Blush
Stars: Matthew Lawrence, Justin Walker, Christine Lakin
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

What happens when you get a "gift from god" (a financial windfall), but, many years later, find out it was just a loan -- due immediately....

Directors: Gabrielle Burton, Maria Burton
Stars: Shirley Jones, Cloris Leachman, Louise Fletcher
Fantasy | Mystery | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Peter Glahn is released after years of incarceration as a political prisoner and is now returning to his homeland, the mythical Mandragora where the sun never sets. On board the ship home, ... See full summary »

Director: Guy Maddin
Stars: Pascale Bussières, Shelley Duvall, Frank Gorshin
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Thirteen-year-old Jesse is a typical teenager who hates his teacher, Mrs. Fink. While visiting a vintage clothing shop, Jesse sees a doll that looks exactly like his dreaded teacher, and he... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Williams
Stars: Shelley Duvall, Gregory Smith, Sheila McCarthy
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

An artist (Moira Kelly) decides to put her troubles with men and evictions behind her by moving to a convent, so she can work for her keep. Is her art an opportunity for the sisters to save the convent from closure?

Director: Lynn Roth
Stars: Moira Kelly, Taylor Negron, Teri Garr
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Two tramps wait for a man named Godot, but instead meet a pompous man and his stooped-over slave.

Director: Michael Lindsay-Hogg
Stars: Barry McGovern, Johnny Murphy, Alan Stanford
Silver City (2004)
Comedy | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

The discovery of a corpse threatens to unravel a bumbling local politician's campaign for governor of Colorado.

Director: John Sayles
Stars: Chris Cooper, Thora Birch, Maria Bello
Adventure | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

Centuries ago, under the sands of ancient Egypt, a prince was buried and his tomb eternally curses so that no man would ever again suffer from his evil ways. But hundreds of years later on ... See full summary »

Director: Russell Mulcahy
Stars: Jason Scott Lee, Louise Lombard, Sean Pertwee
Old Man (TV Movie 1997)
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Four friends get in a car to go mountain biking and when they stop to get some gas they come across an interesting man with a story about a prisiner and a pregnant woman. In this 1980's ... See full summary »

Director: John Kent Harrison
Stars: Jeanne Tripplehorn, Arliss Howard, Leo Burmester
The Player (TV Movie 1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

TV pilot based on the 1992 film 'The Player' about a Hollywood executive involved with a murder and its crime scene cover-up.

Director: Mark Piznarski
Stars: Patrick Dempsey, Michael Parks, Archie Kao
Dreams in the Attic (TV Movie 2000)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  
Director: Bob Willems
Stars: Shelley Duvall, James Holzier, Haylie Duff
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
John Webb
...
Grey
...
Gerald
...
Ann
...
Gus Jr.
...
Estelle
...
Agnes
...
Carl
...
Grace Ann
...
Lillie Dawson
...
Travis Floyd
...
Jacqueline
...
Paul
Beatrice Winde ...
Sarah Davis
...
Gilbert Jackson
Edit

Storyline

Widowed farmer John Webb (Hume Cronyn) has been depressed since the death of his wife Bessie. He would like to keep his yearly harvest going, but getting low on funds he has some hard decisions to make concerning his farm.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

21 December 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Horton Foote's Alone  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in Miracles & Mercies (2002) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Beautifully made.
2 July 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I loved this piece. It's very simple and straightforward, no car chases here, just people talking to each other, and they talk so well! Hume Cronyn and James Earl Jones carry the show, and they do it with such grace and style that you almost wish it wouldn't end. Written by Horton Foote, this is one to seek out if you can find it. A deceptively simple family drama, that is actually suitable for the entire family. Very well done.


12 of 13 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Alone (1997) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?