Geoffrey Griffin who has been diagnosed with terminal cancer in his chest, meets Sarah Phoenix as they both attend a university lecture on the psychology of dying. Sarah Phoenix has got terminal leukemia, but Griffin doesn't know that, and she doesn't know that he is terminally ill. They start spending time together and fall in love, both struggling with their fate. This is the beginning of a beautiful and sad love story!
Henrik Petersen "Henrik1980"
So much life. So much love. And so little time.
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Did You Know?
The movie was made for television but was an enormous hit and ended up having a limited theatrical release the same year. See more
Although this film was made for television, it was so acclaimed that it was subsequently released to theaters. The theatrical release includes a title card explaining the reasons for its re-release, and also features an additional love scene between Jill Clayburgh
and 'Peter Falk' in which Clayburgh briefly appears nude. (The nude scene, naturally, was absent from the original TV broadcast.) See more
Remade as Griffin & Phoenix