Thursday, March 12, 2009

Do You Remember Love (1985) TV Movie

Given the credibility of the story and the sincerity of the players, it is surprising to learn that the made-for-TV "Do You Remember Love?" is not based on a true story. Joanne Woodward stars as a brilliant college professor and poet, struck down in her prime by Alzheimer's disease. Her husband Richard Kiley tries to cope, but is ultimately disheartened by Woodward's degenerating condition. Even sadder is the fact that Woodward, in her cogent moments, is fully aware that she is losing her ability to function. Written by Vickie Patek, this potentially depressing drama has a logically conceived uplifting finale. "Do You Remember Love?" was first telecast May 21, 1985. ~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide

Do You Remember Love (1985) TV Movie
Cast: Geraldine Fitzgerald, Joanne Woodward, Richard Kiley, Ron Rifkin, Susan Ruttan

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