With edward asner, maureen stapleton, rebecca balding, sarah cunningham. This film stars ed asner as an illtempered executive who long ago walked out on his family. A rare liveaction film produced by the animation studio of hannabarbera productions, it was. Hbo game of thrones the complete eighth season dvd. It stars christopher lambert, sean connery, clancy brown, and roxanne hart. The gathering audio drama, an audio drama based on the television programme doctor who. The gathering 1977 weeks before christmas, bitter executive adam thornton edward asner learns that he only has a short time to live. The gathering, a thrillerhorror film starring christina ricci. Rent the gathering 1977 on dvd and bluray dvd netflix. The gathering holiday film ed asner filmed in chagrin falls. A rare liveaction film produced by the animation studio of hannabarbera productions, it was directed by randal kleiser and stars edward asner and maureen stapleton.
The gathering is a 1977 american madefortelevision drama film. The supporting cast are all familiar faces and flesh out the story perfectly. Made for tv and first shown december 4, 1977, the gathering was the pilot for a potential series presumably one without ed asner, unless his character suddenly experienced a miracle cure. Gathering meaning in the cambridge english dictionary. The discovery of a strange religious relic may have something to. Edward asner stars as adam thornton, a gruff, stubborn business. The gathering, a 2007 thriller starring peter fonda. Film vostfr home drama tv movie the gathering 1977 the gathering 1977 a 6. The gathering 2003 tvma 2h 3m lgbtq dramas between divorce, bad relationships and coming out as gay, a group of affluent friends realize that none of their lives are as easy as they seem. This christmas film has the subtleties and complexity of emotion that some films overwrite or worse yet, force into their scripts. Superb performances by maureen stapleton an ed asner. The gathering dvd, 1977 edward asner maureen stapleton 2011 standard new.
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This film won an emmy for best special in drama or comedy at the 78 emmy awards. Just before christmas, asner is told that he has only a few. The entire cast is excellent in such a unique story for a holiday movie. A rare live action film produced by the animation studio of hannabarbera productions, it was. The gathering was a 1977 tv holiday movie that won the emmy for outstanding. Completed in 2002, the gathering didnt see release until 2004, when it opened in france and germany. Rent the gathering 1977 starring ed asner and maureen stapleton on dvd and. December 4, 1977 the gathering is a 1977 american madefortelevision drama film. From the movie the gathering, which you may know by its other title the greatest christmas movie of all time. Having abandoned his wife and four children years earlier, adam confides in. Highlander is a 1986 fantasy actionadventure film directed by russell mulcahy and based on a story by gregory widen.691 221 1161 307 1130 1314 18 1396 612 695 627 149 901 1026 1455 1235 953 997 1402 1008 1346 168 532 730 1429 621 364 1366 163 1258 846 300 11 606 107 1305 1422 360 162 1050 698 314 1404 1124 187 220 51 1188 193 212 591