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Miles to Go... (1986)

Professor Stuart Browning sits and reads an old farewell letter written to him by his wife Moira (Jill Clayburgh) who was dying of cancer, then she calls him to tell him dinner is ready, as... See full synopsis »

Director:

David Greene

Writers:

Beverly Levitt (story), Beverly Levitt | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jill Clayburgh ... Moira Browning
Mimi Kuzyk ... Suzanne
Rosemary Dunsmore ... Cynthia
Tom Skerritt ... Stuart Browning
Cynthia Preston ... Jani Browning (as Cyndy Preston)
Andrew Bednarski Andrew Bednarski ... Brad Browning
Peter Dvorsky ... Dr. Michael Kosberg
Caroline Arnold Caroline Arnold ... Center Woman
Sheena Larkin Sheena Larkin ... Flo
Catherine Colvey ... Nancy
Lorena Gale ... Gloria
Linda Smith Linda Smith ... Kelly
Danette Mackay Danette Mackay ... Andrea
Donna Farron Donna Farron ... Denise
Katherine Trowell ... Nurse (as Catherine Trowel)
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Storyline

Professor Stuart Browning sits and reads an old farewell letter written to him by his wife Moira (Jill Clayburgh) who was dying of cancer, then she calls him to tell him dinner is ready, as she had beaten that cancer five years ago. Soon after, Moira discovers her cancer has returned so she begins preparing anew, her husband, her teenage daughter Jani (Cyndy Preston), and her young son Brad (Andrew Bednarski) for when she is gone. Moira has an especially difficult time dealing with her daughter's denial, and the idea of her husband's happiness after she dies. She continues running her successful art gallery with friend and partner Cynthia (Rosemary Dunsmore) as she deals with the pain of the cancer's progression and the guilt of putting family and friends (Mimi Kuzyk) through an even worse hell than five years earlier. Moira's time is filled with joys and pitfalls as she endeavors to live to the fullest, the time she has remaining with the immortal words of poet Robert Frost looming ...

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cancer | terminal illness | See All (2) »

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 October 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Amare oltre la vita See more »

Filming Locations:

Montréal, Québec, Canada

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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