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The Last Best Year (1990)

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TV Movie | 96 min | Drama

Returning from a business trip abroad, Jane (Bernadette Peters) has a dizzy spell while at home. As her condition does not improve, she consults a doctor who finds that she is very ill and that she has no family to help her through this ...See moreReturning from a business trip abroad, Jane (Bernadette Peters) has a dizzy spell while at home. As her condition does not improve, she consults a doctor who finds that she is very ill and that she has no family to help her through this very trying time. He enlists the help of a therapist (Mary Tyler Moore) who is very hesitant to become involved in this case due to the loss she suffered as a young child. As her condition deteriorates, Jane learns how to come to terms with her past as does her therapist. Written by Tony Fontana See less
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Nov 4, 1990 (United States)

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Mary Tyler Moore
Wendy Haller Wendy Haller   See fewer
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Bernadette Peters
Jane Murray Jane Murray   See fewer
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Brian Bedford
Dr. Castle Dr. Castle   See fewer
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Carmen Mathews
Aunt Lizzie Aunt Lizzie   See fewer
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Kate Reid
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Lawrence Dane
John Dennis John Dennis   See fewer
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Michael Hogan
Billy Haller Billy Haller   See fewer
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Albert Schultz
Peter Hamm Peter Hamm   See fewer
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Bathsheba Garnett
Mrs. Morton Mrs. Morton   See fewer
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Michael J. Reynolds
Wisnovsky Wisnovsky   See fewer
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Graham McPherson
Ron Black Ron Black   See fewer
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Susan Douglas Rubes
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Neil Munro
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Diana Belshaw
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Caroline Yeager
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Cec Linder
Dr. Siegel Dr. Siegel   See fewer
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David Orth
Arthur Jr Arthur Jr   See fewer
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6.7 / 10 | 100 votes