About the film
Fifth Of July
Release Date: March 09, 1982
|Production Companies||:||Showtime Networks, Thirteen|
|Director||:||Kirk Browning, Marshall W. Mason|
|Producers||:||Samuel Paul, Jac Venza, Mitch Owgang, Patricia Ryan, Susie Fasbinder, Bill Chase, David Weber, Fred Reinglas, Laura Gribbin, Emily Grossman, Stan Levy|
Ken Talley, a Vietnam vet who lost his legs in combat, lives in a farmhouse in rural Missouri with his lover, Jed. Traumatized and bitter, Ken struggles to find meaning in his life. As he contemplates selling the farmhouse, old friends and family members descend for a vacation. Originally broadcast as part of the series "American Playhouse" (season 1, episode 9).