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A cantankerous widower (Garner) who is virtually living the life of a recluse is forced to rejoin his community when his Godchild (Skaggs) gets in trouble and a childhood friend (Cobbs), a black tenant farmer, refuses to belatedly accept a Congressional Medal of Honor for bravery in World War II.

  1. Robert Markowitz


  2. Robert W. Lenski


Top Billed Cast

  1. James Garner

    James Garner

    Albert Sidney Finch

  2. Judith Ivey

    Judith Ivey

    Terry Novis

  3. Ruby Dee

    Ruby Dee


  4. Bill Cobbs

    Bill Cobbs

    Gee Pennywell

  5. Laurence Fishburne

    Laurence Fishburne

    Michael Waring, DOD Man

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Decoration Day
Decoration Day


Status Released

Release Information

  • December 2, 1990


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 40m

Budget -

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