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

Based on the play by Robert Anderson, this film focuses on the prickly relationship between aged Melvyn Douglas and his grown son Gene Hackman. When Hackman's mother dies just before he is to be married, Hackman is forced to help his… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: October 18, 1970
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Emanuel Levy

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