I Never Sang for My Father
I Never Sang for My Father (1970)

Based on the play by Robert Anderson, I Never Sang for My Father is devoted to the prickly relationship between aged Tom Garrison (Melvyn Douglas) and his grown son Gene (Gene Hackman). A college professor who feels that he has never been… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: October 18, 1970
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Emanuel Levy
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Penned by Robert (Tea and Sympathy) Anderson, this father-son medlodrama is superbly acted by Melvyn Douglas and Gene Hackman, both Oscar-nominated for their turns.

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John Ballantine
Very good early Hackman and he and Douglas spar nicely. Another story of intergenerational conflict and misunderstanding appropriately executed by the… More