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Death and Transfiguration (1983)

Short | 23 min | Short, Drama

In sepia tones, the film moves back and forth among three periods in Robert Tucker's life: he's an old man, near death, in a nursing home at Christmas time; he's in middle age caring for his cheerful but dying mother; he's a lad at ...See moreIn sepia tones, the film moves back and forth among three periods in Robert Tucker's life: he's an old man, near death, in a nursing home at Christmas time; he's in middle age caring for his cheerful but dying mother; he's a lad at Catholic school, practicing his catechism, going to confession for the first time, receiving the Eucharist, surrounded by the singing of a children's choir. In middle age, he looks through his scrapbook of photographs of muscular men; he recalls lovers and his mother's cremation. A nurse sits beside him on his last night; in his last breath, he reaches forward and back.. Written by See less
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Updated Sep 30, 1983

Release date
Apr 8, 1984 (United States)

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Wilfrid Brambell
Robert Tucker (old age) Robert Tucker (old age)   See fewer
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Terry O'Sullivan
Robert Tucker (middle-age) Robert Tucker (middle-age)   See fewer
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Iain Munro
Robert Tucker - age 8 Robert Tucker - age 8   See fewer
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Jeanne Doree
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Chrissy Roberts
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Virginia Donovan
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Carol Christmas
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Angela Rooks
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Katherine Schofield
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Lisa Parker
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Ron Jones
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Marie Smith
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Jim Penman
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Gerry Shaw
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Mandy Walsh
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7.4 / 10 | 269 votes