Barbara Wyatt-Hollis is an English professor who begins to fall under the effects of Alzheimer's. The film documents her decline and the emotional turmoil it causes for her. It also show how the changes impact her husband, George, and their children. The film also looks at the process by which families can be educated and supported to deal with the impact of the disease, as well what is done for those afflicted.
Did You Know?
Tragically, Joanne Woodward, after receiving the 1985 Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama or Comedy Special for her role as Barbara Wyatt-Hollis for playing an Alzheimers victim, has been suffering from Alzheimers in her own personal life since 2008. See more