A Death in the Family Movie Review 2002

Information and Film Reviews for A Death in the Family the Movie

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Adaptation of James Agee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, set in Knoxville in 1915. Title tells you the tragedy that's about the befall the loving family of May (Gish) and Jay (Slattery) Follet when Jay is killed in an auto accident. It's up to the grieving May to cope and to tell their 7-year-old son Rufus (Wolff) that his father is dead.

Distribution

PBS Home Video, Catalog Fulfillment Center, PO Box 751089, Charlotte, NC 28275-1089, Phone: (800)531-4727, Toll-free: 800-645-4PBS, Email: info@pbs.org, URL: http://www.pbs.org

Available on VHS
Running time 90 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Period Piece: 1910s, Funerals, Family Ties, Childhood Visions
Screenplay
Robert W. Lenski
Cast
Annabeth Gish, John Slattery, James Cromwell, Austin Wolff, Kathleen Chalfant, Bill Raymond, David Alford, Christopher Strand
Cinematography
Stephen M. Katz
Director
Gilbert Cates
Music
Charles Fox

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