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I Never Sang for My Father (1970)

92 min - Drama, Family - 18 October 1970
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Hackman plays a New York professor who wants a change in his life, and plans to get married to his girlfriend and move to California. His mother understands his need to get away, but warns him that moving so far away could be hard on his father. Just before the wedding, the mother dies. Hackman's sister (who has been disowned by their father for marrying a Jewish man) advises him to live his own life, and not let himself be controlled by their father.

Director:  Gilbert Cates
Stars:  Gene Hackman, Melvyn Douglas, Dorothy Stickney, Estelle Parsons, Elizabeth Hubbard, Lovelady Powell, Daniel Keyes, Conrad Bain, Jon Richards, Nikki Counselman, Carol Peterson, Sloane Shelton, James Karen, Gene Williams, Jean Dexter, Valerie Ogden, Beverly Penberthy

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Hackman plays a New York professor who wants a change in his life, and plans to get married to his girlfriend and move to California. His mother understands his need to get away, but warns him that moving so far away could be hard on his father. Just before the wedding, the mother dies. Hackman's sister (who has been disowned by their father for marrying a Jewish man) advises him to live his own life, and not let himself be controlled by their father.



Genres: Drama, Family

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  18 October 1970

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Janel Productions

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 32 min

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