6.0/10
157
2 user

Redwood Curtain (1995)

PG | | Drama | TV Movie 23 April 1995
Geri Riordan is adopted, half-Vietnamese, eighteen, and a piano prodigy. She also feels as if she doesn't know who she really is, and when her adopted father dies, she begins to search for ... See full summary »

Director:

John Korty

Writers:

Lanford Wilson (play), Michael De Guzman (teleplay) (as Ed Namzug)
Reviews
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

All the Rage (1999)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Handguns figure in the intertwining lives of nine people. Warren shoots his wife Helen's lover and his defense is that he thought he was shooting an intruder. She leaves him; the lawyer ... See full summary »

Director: James D. Stern
Stars: Joan Allen, Jeff Daniels, Robert Forster
Comedy | Crime | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Willis Embry, who is a psychologist in a jail, was left by his girl-friend. He has no time to be sad about it because an old man, who is very ill, tells him something about a robbery and ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Phillips
Stars: Jeff Daniels, Catherine O'Hara, Hector Elizondo
Love Hurts (1990)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

The story of Paul Weaver and his strained relationships with women and his family.

Director: Bud Yorkin
Stars: Jeff Daniels, Cynthia Sikes, Judith Ivey
Chasing Sleep (2000)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A college professor wakes up to find his wife has not returned home, then struggles to understand her disappearance.

Director: Michael Walker
Stars: Jeff Daniels, Molly Price, Ben Shenkman
No Place Like Home (TV Movie 1989)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A Pittsburgh apartment superintendent loses his job and home when the apartment building where he lives and works at is suddenly destroyed by fire. Daniel and his family moves in with his ... See full summary »

Director: Lee Grant
Stars: Christine Lahti, Jeff Daniels, Scott Marlowe
Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A macho man in a family on the eve of deer-hunting season must deal with the eldest son's curse of never having bagged a buck.

Director: Jeff Daniels
Stars: Jeff Daniels, Harve Presnell, Joey Albright
My Brother's Keeper (TV Movie 1995)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A man and his HIV-positive twin take an insurance company to court over a possibly life-saving bone marrow transplant.

Director: Glenn Jordan
Stars: John Lithgow, Annette O'Toole, Veronica Cartwright
Checking Out (1989)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A successful family man, who works for an airline, becomes consumed by fear of death after his colleague and best friend dies in front of him from heart attack while telling the setup for the joke: "Why don't Italians like barbecues?"

Director: David Leland
Stars: Jeff Daniels, Melanie Mayron, Michael Tucker
Super Sucker (2002)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

Two door to door vacuum cleaner salesmen hilariously compete against each other.

Director: Jeff Daniels
Stars: Jeff Daniels, Matt Letscher, Harve Presnell
Silent Fall (1994)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

An autistic boy witnesses his parents' double murder. Richard Dreyfuss as a controversial therapist, seeks to probe the child's mind in order to solve the case.

Director: Bruce Beresford
Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Linda Hamilton, John Lithgow
I Witness (2003)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

After 27 bodies are discovered in a collapsed tunnel in Tijuana, a man tries to unravel the mystery before becoming the next victim.

Director: Rowdy Herrington
Stars: Jeff Daniels, James Spader, Portia de Rossi
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Wiley and Sandra have been happily married for years and are now in the process of breaking up. Sam, his childhood friend, is just beginning to fall in love with a new teacher at the high ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Greenwald
Stars: Don Johnson, Susan Sarandon, Jeff Daniels
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Jeff Daniels ... Lyman Fellers
Lea Salonga ... Geri Riordan
Debra Monk ... Geneva, Laird's Sister
Catherine Hicks ... Julia Riordan
John Lithgow ... Laird Riordan
Shirley Douglas ... Schyler Noyes
Vilma Silva Vilma Silva ... Zenaida
Joy Carlin Joy Carlin ... Mrs. Cole
Steven Anthony Jones Steven Anthony Jones ... Nate Stone
Jarion Monroe ... Leon Shea
Cab Covay Cab Covay ... Mad John
R. Blakeslee Colby R. Blakeslee Colby ... Reverend Grant
Jonathan Korty Jonathan Korty ... Dennis McCaw
Edit

Storyline

Geri Riordan is adopted, half-Vietnamese, eighteen, and a piano prodigy. She also feels as if she doesn't know who she really is, and when her adopted father dies, she begins to search for her biological father. The trail leads into the redwood forest the Riordans have owned for generations, to a 'Nam vet who lives there. But he doesn't want to talk to her, and Geri must convince him to give her the answers she's looking for. Written by Kathy Li

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic elements
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 April 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hallmark Hall of Fame: Redwood Curtain (#44.3) See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Cruz, California, USA

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The original Broadway production of "Redwood Curtain" by Lanford Wilson opened at the Brooks Atkinson Theater in New York on March 30, 1993 and ran for 40 performances. Both Jeff Daniels and Debra Monk recreated their stage roles in this filmed production. Debra Monk won the 1993 Tony Award for Supporting or Features Actress in a Drama. See more »

Connections

Edited into Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Lea Salonga made this a ten! Want to see more of her.
17 June 2001 | by mac_mcneilSee all my reviews

An excellent story about some of the Vietnam war vets. These were the homeless a few decades back. The serious music was inspiring. I believe Ms. Salonga played herself. I knew that she was a singer but her piano playing showed real musical training.


1 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 2 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed