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Age-Old Friends (1989)

John Cooper is in a retirement home. There are strict rules for the residents, but he refuses to fall into passivity. He flirts constantly with Nurse Wilson and spends time with his best ... See full summary »

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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Credited cast:
Aaron Alexander ... Grandson
Frummie Blatt ... Resident #2
... John Cooper
... Julia
... Supervisor
... Peter
... Michael Aylott
David Harvey ... Resident #1
... Larry (as Phil Jarrett)
Ed McGibbon ... Hartley (as Edward McGibbon)
... Mrs. Baker
... Nurse Wilson
... Dr. Spears
Murray Westgate ... Colonel
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John Cooper is in a retirement home. There are strict rules for the residents, but he refuses to fall into passivity. He flirts constantly with Nurse Wilson and spends time with his best buddy Michael Aylott, who's slowly drifting into senility. The movie portrays the fight for independence and dignity in old age. Written by Lars Skogan

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old age | senility | based on book | See All (3) »

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16 December 1989 (USA)  »

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A Month of Sundays  »

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1.33 : 1
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Cooper: How are we feeling today?
Aylott: Oh about the same, can't complain. How are you feeling today?
Cooper: Oh about the same, can't complain.
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Veteran actors at the top of their game.
14 November 2000 | by See all my reviews

Hume Cronyn and Vincent Gardenia pull off brilliant acting performances in this little great movie. The dialogue is excellent and the chemistry between the main characters is rare. It was my first encounter with Cronyn, and I've been a fan ever since. "Hello another drop of Whiskey!"


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