Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams
Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams (1973)

American GI Harry Walden (Martin Balsam) emerged from a harrowing experience in WWII to find himself living an outwardly-happy but inwardly-empty and tedious existence in the post-war U.S. He is an eye doctor, successful in his work, but… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: October 21, 1973
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Emanuel Levy
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The midlife crisis of a bourgeois housewife is the center of this domestic melodrama, which flaunts the Oscar-nominated turns of Joanne Woodward in the lead and Sylvia Sidney as her tyrannical mother, whose death precipitates major family crises.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Presents the midlife crisis of a New York housewife whose two children have grown up and left home.

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John Ballantine
The midlife crisis at the middle of a couples' existence is aided through the stellar turn of Joanne Woodward but the slow pace to the film traps the… More