Divorce Wars: A Love Story

Overview

This superior ABC Theatre of the Month presentation is not so much about the reasons for divorce as it is about the tensions surrounding the actual litigation. Tom Selleck plays a topnotch Seattle divorce lawyer, juggling several delicate cases at once. Arrogantly secure in his legal prowess, Selleck suffers a major ego blow when his own wife Jane Curtin files for divorce. In a half-comic, half-serious manner, the travails of Selleck and Curtin are counterpointed with those of Selleck's clients. Donald Wrye and ...
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Overview

This superior ABC Theatre of the Month presentation is not so much about the reasons for divorce as it is about the tensions surrounding the actual litigation. Tom Selleck plays a topnotch Seattle divorce lawyer, juggling several delicate cases at once. Arrogantly secure in his legal prowess, Selleck suffers a major ego blow when his own wife Jane Curtin files for divorce. In a half-comic, half-serious manner, the travails of Selleck and Curtin are counterpointed with those of Selleck's clients. Donald Wrye and Linda Elstad's high-quality script for Divorce Wars: A Love Story bears a very faint resemblance to the recent movie hits Kramer vs. Kramer and Ordinary People--a resemblance pounced upon and amplified by the print ads for this TV movie.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/12/2010
  • UPC: 883316227626
  • Original Release: 1982
  • Rating:

  • Source: Warner Archives
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Time: 1:36:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 50,165

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Candice Azzara Sylvia Bemous
Joan Bennett Adele Burgess
Maggie Cooper Leslie Fields
Jane Curtin Vickey Sturgess
Charles Haid Fred Bemous
Viveca Lindfors Barbara Hansen
Joe Regalbuto Barry Henry
Tom Selleck Jack Sturgess
Philip Sterling Max Bernheimer
Alan Oppenheimer Arthur Lazar
Mimi Rogers Belinda Wittiker
Dorothy Fielding Cleo
Erica Yohn Martha Lazar
David Young Gregg Zapelli
Lara Swimmer Amanda Sturgess
Joshua Ramsell Jason Sturgess
Ted D'Arms Larry Davis
Richard Montague David Saul
Clare Nono Donna
J. Brennan Smith Eddy Bemous
Patricia E. Magnano Pat
Kathy Lichter Millie
Megan Dean Francine
Meleesa Wyatt Bet
Marilyn Bennett Jill
Les Corrigan Jill's Lawyer
Technical Credits
Donald Wrye Director, Executive Producer, Screenwriter
Paul Chihara Score Composer
Linda Elstad Original Story
Tak Fujimoto Cinematographer
David M. Haber Art Director
Frank Konigsberg Executive Producer
Sam Manners Producer
Donald R. Rode Editor
Guy C. Verhille Costumes/Costume Designer
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