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Man, Woman and Child (1983)

PG | | Drama | 1 October 1983 (Japan)
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A man with a wife and two daughters learns that he has a son. It seems that a few years ago while visiting France, he had an accident and he had an affair with the doctor who treated him. ... See full summary »

Director:

Dick Richards

Writers:

Erich Segal (novel), Erich Segal (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Martin Sheen ... Robert Beckwith
Blythe Danner ... Sheila Beckwith
Craig T. Nelson ... Bernie Ackerman
David Hemmings ... Gavin Wilson
Nathalie Nell Nathalie Nell ... Nicole Guerin
Maureen Anderman Maureen Anderman ... Margo
Sebastian Dungan ... Jean-Claude Guerin
Arlene McIntyre Arlene McIntyre ... Jessica Beckwith
Melissa Francis Melissa Francis ... Paula Beckwith (as Missy Francis)
Billy Jayne ... Davey Ackerman (as Billy Jacoby)
Ruth Silveira Ruth Silveira ... Nancy Ackerman
Jacques François ... Louis
Randy Lowell ... Shakespeare Student (as Randy Dreyfuss)
Lisa Figueroa Lisa Figueroa ... Student
Frank Koppala Frank Koppala ... Student
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Storyline

A man with a wife and two daughters learns that he has a son. It seems that a few years ago while visiting France, he had an accident and he had an affair with the doctor who treated him. Now he has learned that she just died and is informed of his son. He then tells his wife, she then suggest that they bring him over. While there all sorts of tension begin to arise. How will this affect them? Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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Could he choose between the family he always loved and the son he never knew was his? See more »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 October 1983 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Man, Woman and Child See more »

Filming Locations:

Encino, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$802,702, 3 April 1983

Gross USA:

$2,314,561

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,314,561
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Gaylord Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The Paramount Pictures studio was the film's distributor for stateside domestic distribution in the USA whilst the Columbia Pictures studio handled the film's foreign and international distribution of the movie. This information was announced in the 19th January 1983 edition of show-business trade paper 'Variety'. See more »

Goofs

In the car, Jessica referred to her father's friend, Bernie, as Bernie Edwards. In the credits at the end of the movie, he's listed as Bernie Ackerman. See more »

Alternate Versions

CBS edited 3 minutes from this film for its 1987 network television premiere. See more »

Connections

Remade as Saat-Saat yang indah (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Never Gone
Composed by Georges Delerue
Lyrics by David Pomeranz & Buddy Kaye
Performed by Edie Lehmann Boddicker
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A Great Drama and Very Moving Film.
13 December 2006 | by RJN47LMN48See all my reviews

This film was found to be very emotional upon its release in the U.K. All fine actors both Martin Sheen, Blythe Danner and the late David Hemmings all gave excellent performances, yet alone all the child actors especially the young french son Jean Claude who most people would have thought had the beginning of an excellent film career ahead of him. The location scenes in France were beautiful as was the music accompanying this.Yes a sad film but one that holds you especially with the traumatic scenes throughout. This film was in comparison very much on the lines of Love Story, and definitely better than the sequel to Love Story, entitled Feelings, which was of poor quality. I like many other people cannot understand why when there is so much rubbish being released on DVD when this excellent little sleeper of a film is begging for re-release.


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