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Right of Way

Right of Way

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Monday, November 21, 1983 N/A
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  • Season: 1983-84
  • Network: HBO
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: Medical/Disease/Mental Illness, Family Drama
  • Based On: Right of Way (Play) written by Richard Lee
  • Misc.: Based On Book/Play

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Plot Synopsis

Based on the 1978 play by Richard Lee. When an elderly woman learns she has terminal cancer, she and her devoted husband decide to commit suicide together. Their daughter and a social worker try desperately to stop them from carrying out the desperate act.


Production Company:

  • Schaefer/Karpf, Post-Newsweek Video, HBO
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