A Matter of Life and Death


2h 1981

Brief Synopsis

Inspired by a story that appeared on "60 minutes" in 1978 about Joy Ufema, a nurse dedicated to treating the terminally ill, Linda Lavin turned it into this TV movie for her Big Deal, Inc. production outfit, teaming with Tyne Daly, playing Joy's psychologist friend and confidante. Coincidentally, an

Film Details

Also Known As
Matter of Life and Death
Release Date
1981
Production Company
CBS Entertainment; Lorimar Productions

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

Inspired by a story that appeared on "60 minutes" in 1978 about Joy Ufema, a nurse dedicated to treating the terminally ill, Linda Lavin turned it into this TV movie for her Big Deal, Inc. production outfit, teaming with Tyne Daly, playing Joy's psychologist friend and confidante. Coincidentally, another "60 Minutes"-inspired story turned up not long afterwards as the TV movie "Thornwell."

Film Details

Also Known As
Matter of Life and Death
Release Date
1981
Production Company
CBS Entertainment; Lorimar Productions

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

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Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States January 13, 1981