Heartsounds


2h 30m 1984

Brief Synopsis

A happily married couple -- he's a successful physician, she's a respected writer -- refuse to be crushed when a series of heart attacks repeatedly threaten the doctor's life. Both stars (Garner in particular shedding his genial rugged man image with extra poundage and thinning hair) demonstrated tr

Film Details

Release Date
1984
Production Company
ABC Entertainment Group

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 30m

Synopsis

A happily married couple -- he's a successful physician, she's a respected writer -- refuse to be crushed when a series of heart attacks repeatedly threaten the doctor's life. Both stars (Garner in particular shedding his genial rugged man image with extra poundage and thinning hair) demonstrated true grit in this weeper and won Emmy Award nominations, and the film itself was nominated as Outstanding Drama. Fay Kanin's persuasive script was based on the book by Martha Weinman Lear, and the doctor's real-life cousin, Norman Lear, was the film's executive producer. James Garner was named Best Actor for his against-type performance by the International Television Movie Festival.

Film Details

Release Date
1984
Production Company
ABC Entertainment Group

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 30m

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Aired in United States September 30, 1984