Breaking Home Ties (1987)

Genres - Drama  |   Run Time - 95 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Based on an illustration by Norman Rockwell and set in a tiny Texas town during the 1950s, this touching made-for-television domestic drama tells the tale of a hard-working father who dreams of sending his boy to college. The lad, anxious to spread his wings, is happy to go. Unfortunately his mother's illness may keep him stranded on the farm.

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boy, man, college, coming-of-age, disease, family-illness, friendship, student, teacher