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Breathing Lessons (1994)

PG | | Drama | TV Movie 6 February 1994
A married couple review their lives and renew their love for one another while driving to a friend's funeral.

Director:

John Erman

Writers:

Anne Tyler (book), Robert W. Lenski (teleplay)
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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
James Garner ... Ira Moran
Joanne Woodward ... Maggie Moran
Kathryn Erbe ... Fiona
Joyce Van Patten ... Serena
Eileen Heckart ... Mabel
Paul Winfield ... Daniel Otis
Tim Guinee ... Jesse Moran
Henry Jones ... Sam
Stephi Lineburg ... Leroy
Debra Mooney ... Mrs. Stuckey
John Considine ... Durwood
Delphi Harrington ... Sugar
Jean Louisa Kelly ... Daisy
Kevin Thigpen Kevin Thigpen ... Lamont
Larry John Meyers Larry John Meyers ... Bodyshop Owner
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A married couple review their lives and renew their love for one another while driving to a friend's funeral.

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Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic elements
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 February 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hallmark Hall of Fame: Breathing Lessons (#43.2) See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Last film of Henry Jones. See more »

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Featured in The 52nd Annual Golden Globe Awards (1995) See more »

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Is this all there is to marriage?
12 September 2001 | by helpless_dancerSee all my reviews

Interesting day in the life of a long time married couple who cope with each other's ways. They obviously don't always get along, their kids are alienated and maladjusted; their life is mundane and purposeless. I got a few laughs but also felt somewhat disgruntled while viewing the nothing lives of these folks and those they came into contact with.


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