Lemon Sky
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Lemon Sky
Originally written in 1970, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lanford Wilson's play Lemon Sky was brought to television by way of PBS' American Playhouse anthology. Based loosely on Wilson's own experiences, the story concerns a 17-year-old boy (Kevin Bacon) who hasn't seen his father in a dozen years. Utilizing a complex flashback-flash forward technique, the protagonist recalls his six-month stay with his dad (Tom Atkins) and dad's second wife (Lindsay Crouse). Featured in the cast is Bacon's actress wife Kyra Sedgwick, here playing his half-sister. Lemon Sky premiered… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Best noted as the flick where Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick first met."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"accomplishes what it sets out to with only a few subtle hiccups, and for that it should be applauded"
‑ Robert Strohmeyer, Filmcritic.com
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