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Ordinary People (1980)

R 09/19/1980 (US) Drama 2h 4m

Everything is in its proper place... except the past.

Overview

Beth, Calvin, and their son Conrad are living in the aftermath of the death of the other son. Conrad is overcome by grief and misplaced guilt to the extent of a suicide attempt. He is in therapy. Beth had always preferred his brother and is having difficulty being supportive to Conrad. Calvin is trapped between the two trying to hold the family together.

  1. Robert Redford

    Director

  2. Judith Guest

    Novel

  3. Alvin Sargent

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Donald Sutherland

    Donald Sutherland

    Calvin Jarrett

  2. Mary Tyler Moore

    Mary Tyler Moore

    Beth Jarrett

  3. Judd Hirsch

    Judd Hirsch

    Dr. Berger

  4. Timothy Hutton

    Timothy Hutton

    Conrad Jarrett

  5. M. Emmet Walsh

    M. Emmet Walsh

    Swim Coach

  6. Elizabeth McGovern

    Elizabeth McGovern

    Jeannine Pratt

  7. Dinah Manoff

    Dinah Manoff

    Karen

  8. Fredric Lehne

    Fredric Lehne

    Lazenby

  9. James B. Sikking

    James B. Sikking

    Ray Hanley

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