Foxfire


2h 1987

Brief Synopsis

A television movie based on the Broadway play "Foxfire," about a woman's attempt to hold on to her farm while she battles her troubled folk singer son and grieves over the death of her husband.

Film Details

Also Known As
Hallmark Hall of Fame (12/13/87)
MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Adaptation
Drama
Release Date
1987
Production Company
CBS Entertainment; CFI Hollywood; Echo Films Services; Panavision, Ltd.; Todd-Ao
Distribution Company
Hal Roach Studios, Inc.; Sonar Entertainment
Location
Highlands, North Carolina, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

A television movie based on the Broadway play "Foxfire," about a woman's attempt to hold on to her farm while she battles her troubled folk singer son and grieves over the death of her husband.

Film Details

Also Known As
Hallmark Hall of Fame (12/13/87)
MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Adaptation
Drama
Release Date
1987
Production Company
CBS Entertainment; CFI Hollywood; Echo Films Services; Panavision, Ltd.; Todd-Ao
Distribution Company
Hal Roach Studios, Inc.; Sonar Entertainment
Location
Highlands, North Carolina, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States December 13, 1987

Released in United States on Video July 30, 1996

Released in United States on Video May 1992

Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy recreate the roles they originated in the Broadway play and for which Tandy received her third Tony Award.

The program received a 1987 George Foster Peabody Award for excellence in programming.

Telecast as a presentation of "Hallmark Hall of Fame."

The production won a 1988 Gabriel Award, honoring works of excellence in broadcasting and given to programs that "enrich an audience through a values-centered vision of humanity."

The production won the Directors Guild of America's award for best direction of a dramatic special and a special honor from the Monte Carlo Television Festival.