Terms of Endearment
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Terms of Endearment
United States 1983

Directed by

Cast
Huckleberry Fox
Year:1983
Running time:132 minutes
Country:United States
Language:English

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Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger
Jack Nicholson, Shirley MacLaine

Aurora and Emma are mother and daughter who march to different drummers. Beginning with Emma's marriage, Aurora shows how difficult and loving she can be. The movie covers several years of their lives as each finds different reasons to go on living and find joy. Aurora's interludes with Garrett Breedlove, retired astronaut and next door neighbor are quite striking. In the end, different people show their love in very different ways.

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