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Death and Transfiguration (1983)

| Short, Drama | 1983 (UK)
In sepia tones, the film moves back and forth among three periods in Robert Tucker's life: he's an old man, near death, in a nursing home at Christmas time; he's in middle age caring for ... See full summary »

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Terence Davies

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Terence Davies
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Wilfrid Brambell ... Robert Tucker (old age)
Terry O'Sullivan Terry O'Sullivan ... Robert Tucker (middle-age)
Iain Munro Iain Munro ... Robert Tucker - age 8
Jeanne Doree Jeanne Doree
Chrissy Roberts Chrissy Roberts
Virginia Donovan Virginia Donovan
Carol Christmas Carol Christmas
Angela Rooks Angela Rooks
Brian Gilbert Brian Gilbert
Katherine Schofield ... (as Katharine Schofield)
Ron Metcalfe Ron Metcalfe
Lisa Parker Lisa Parker
James Wilde James Wilde
Ron Jones Ron Jones
James Culshaw James Culshaw
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In sepia tones, the film moves back and forth among three periods in Robert Tucker's life: he's an old man, near death, in a nursing home at Christmas time; he's in middle age caring for his cheerful but dying mother; he's a lad at Catholic school, practicing his catechism, going to confession for the first time, receiving the Eucharist, surrounded by the singing of a children's choir. In middle age, he looks through his scrapbook of photographs of muscular men; he recalls lovers and his mother's cremation. A nurse sits beside him on his last night; in his last breath, he reaches forward and back.. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

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1983 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Smierc i przemienienie See more »

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Black and White (Sepiatone)
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It All Depends on You
Written by Buddy G. DeSylva, Lew Brown, and Ray Henderson
Performed by Doris Day
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