Lemon Sky

Overview

Originally written in 1970, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lanford Wilson's play Lemon Sky was brought to television by way of PBS' American Playhouse anthology. Based loosely on Wilson's own experiences, the story concerns a 17-year-old boy (Kevin Bacon) who hasn't seen his father in a dozen years. Utilizing a complex flashback-flash forward technique, the protagonist recalls his six-month stay with his dad (Tom Atkins) and dad's second wife (Lindsay Crouse). Featured in the cast is Bacon's actress wife Kyra ...
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Overview

Originally written in 1970, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lanford Wilson's play Lemon Sky was brought to television by way of PBS' American Playhouse anthology. Based loosely on Wilson's own experiences, the story concerns a 17-year-old boy (Kevin Bacon) who hasn't seen his father in a dozen years. Utilizing a complex flashback-flash forward technique, the protagonist recalls his six-month stay with his dad (Tom Atkins) and dad's second wife (Lindsay Crouse). Featured in the cast is Bacon's actress wife Kyra Sedgwick, here playing his half-sister. Lemon Sky premiered February 10, 1988.
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Special Features

Additional scene; Director interview; Feature trailer; Still picture gallery; Previews
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/25/2004
  • UPC: 687797106995
  • Original Release: 1987
  • Rating:

  • Source: Millennium
  • Region Code: 1
  • Time: 1:36:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 78,227

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Kevin Bacon Alan
Tom Atkins Douglas
Lindsay Crouse Ronnie
Kyra Sedgwick Carol
Laura White Penny
Casey Affleck Jerry
Technical Credits
Jan Egleson Director
William A. Anderson Editor
Dianna Freas Art Director, Production Designer
James Glennon Cinematographer
Jeanne Jordan Editor
Pat Metheny Group Score Composer
Marcus Viscidi Producer
Barbara Weiss Costumes/Costume Designer
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Setting the Scene [6:29]
2. First Day Home [3:10]
3. California [3:17]
4. Where Are They All? [2:03]
5. Meet the Family [4:53]
6. Penny Comes Home [2:53]
7. Coffee With Ronnie [4:36]
8. Carol Comes Home [4:41]
9. Day Two [3:31]
10. Breakfast [2:49]
11. Meet Jack [1:57]
12. Trouble in Paradise [4:11]
13. Same Song, Second Verse [4:41]
14. Get a Job [2:24]
15. Suntan Lotion [4:48]
16. Name the Presidents [5:48]
17. The Poet [7:17]
18. My Way of No Way [7:21]
19. Penny's Secret [4:11]
20. The Promised Land [1:51]
21. The Fight [13:33]
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Play
   Scenes
   Features
      Director Interview
      Still Gallery
      Extra Scene
      Theatrical Trailer
      Previews
         A Shock to the System
         The Blue Diner
         Big Time
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