Ordinary People

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Ordinary People

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Ordinary People

Release Date: September 19, 1980

Year    :   1980
Slogan    :   «Everything is in its proper place...except the past.»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Paramount, Wildwood Enterprises
Director    :   Robert Redford
Producers    :   Ronald L. Schwary, Ronald L. Schwary, Nancy Dowd, Penny Perry, Mary Cay Hollander
Writers    :   Alvin Sargent, Judith Guest
RunTime    :   124 mins.
Budget    :   6000000
Revenue    :   54766923

Beth, Calvin, and their son Conrad are living in the aftermath of the death of the other son. Conrad is overcome by grief and misplaced guilt to the extent of a suicide attempt. He is in therapy. Beth had always preferred his brother and is having difficulty being supportive to Conrad. Calvin is trapped between the two trying to hold the family together.

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