Gene Garrison (Gene Hackman), a forty-year-old New York college professor, is forced to put his plans to marry and move away from his aging parents on hold when his mother dies. Never able to please his irascible father, Tom (Melvyn Douglas), he's now forced to contend with him without his mother's gentle intervention. His sister, Alice (Estelle Parsons), tells her brother he must assert himself and break free from their father, but Gene is torn by his sense of obligation. Screenplay by Robert Anderson and based on his play, and directed by Gilbert Cates.

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I Never Sang For My Father (1970)

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PG

Drama · 1h 32m · 3/4/2011

    

Description

Gene Garrison (Gene Hackman), a forty-year-old New York college professor, is forced to put his plans to marry and move away from his aging parents on hold when his mother dies. Never able to please his irascible father, Tom (Melvyn Douglas), he's now forced to contend with him without his mother's gentle intervention. His sister, Alice (Estelle Parsons), tells her brother he must assert himself and break free from their father, but Gene is torn by his sense of obligation. Screenplay by Robert Anderson and based on his play, and directed by Gilbert Cates.

Release Country

United States

Barcode

043396359833

Release Date

3/4/2011

Media Type

Movie

Audio

  English     

Digital Copy

Not Included

Studio

Columbia Pictures

Video Format

NTSC

Aspect Ratio

1.85:1

Cover Type

Keep Case (Std.)

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Cast
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Melvyn Douglas

Tom Garrison
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Gene Hackman

Gene Garrison
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Dorothy Stickney

Margaret Garrison
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Estelle Parsons

Alice
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Elizabeth Hubbard

Peggy
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Lovelady Powell

Norma
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Daniel Keyes

Dr. Mayberry
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Conrad Bain

Rev. Pell
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Jon Richards

Marvin Scott
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Nikki Counselman

Waitress
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Carol Peterson

1st Nurse
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Sloane Shelton

2nd Nurse
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James Karen

Old Age Home Director
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Gene Williams

State Hospital Director
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Jean Dexter

Hostess (uncredited)
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Valerie Ogden

Nurse #3 (uncredited)
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Beverly Penberthy

Special nurse (uncredited)
Crew
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Gilbert Cates

Director
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Robert Anderson

Writer
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