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Tuesdays with Morrie (1999)

TV Movie  -   -  Biography | Drama  -  5 December 1999 (USA)
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Walter
Cloud Michaels ...
Morrie's Mother
Terri Hanauer ...
Eva / Stepmom
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Young Morrie
Charles Homet ...
Rob
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Jon (as Mark Helm)
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Eddie (as Carlton Wilton)
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Shawn Daley
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Baseball Player
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Mitch became caught up with his career as a sport commentator and journalist. He ignored his girlfriend and did not make time to do things in life that are of the most value to a human being. Morrie was one of Mitch's professors in college and a famous scholar. One day Mitch was watching television and saw Morrie giving an interview stating that he is dying of Lou Gehrig disease or ALS. Written by Rosemea D.S. MacPherson

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Oprah Winfrey Presents: Tuesdays with Morrie  »

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The newspaper Morrie's father reads is in Yiddish. See more »

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Mitch is supposedly a talented pianist who gave up a promising career in music, yet in the recording studio when the producer asks for an F# Mitch plays an F. See more »

Quotes

Morrie Schwartz: But you know what I dread? Someday soon someone's going to have to wipe my a** for me. But, I'm a lucky man.
Mitch Albom: You're lucky?
Morrie Schwartz: Yeah. I've still got time to learn, time to say goodbye to the people I love. And time to teach my final course.
Mitch Albom: About dying.
Morrie Schwartz: Not about dying, about living. When you know how to die, you know to live.
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Great film -Can't understand why others bashed it so badly!
6 February 2004 | by (Chatham IL) – See all my reviews

One of a kind film that teaches us to enjoy each day and not take anything for granted. Also teaches us about amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and its devastating effects on even the most fun-loving of people (Jack Lemmon) and how someone's illness and imminent death can affect those closest to the victim (family as well as close friends) in both a sad and positive way. I thought this was a beautiful film and Jack Lemmon gave an excellent performance. When he was saying goodby to his "favorite pupil" on his deathbed and lectured him one last time "I'll be buried by a beautiful oak tree, you talk, I'll just listen." This movie has both a sad but beautiful ending in getting across the message that death is a part of living and shouldn't be feared. Maybe this message is too heavy for some of the other so called critics but we all have to face up to it eventually.


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