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Portrait, The

Portrait, The

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Saturday, February 13, 1993 N/A
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  • Season: 1992-93
  • Network: TNT
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: Family Drama
  • Based On: Painting Churches (Play) written by Tina Howe
  • Misc.: Based On Book/Play

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Plot Synopsis

Based on the play, ''Painting Churches'' by Tina Howe. A successful artist returns to her childhood home to paint her parents portrait. She soon discovers that her college professor father is becoming senile and her mother is trying to hide this fact from his colleagues by selling the house and moving from the community. As the painting is being completed the family comes to terms with long held expectations and disappointments, learning to face the challenges of aging.


Production Company:

  • Atticus Corp. IAW Robert Greenwald Prods.

Production Type:

  • Independent
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