First You Cry (1978)
Directed by George Schaefer
Genres - Drama | Sub-Genres - Biopic [feature], Medical Drama | Release Date - Nov 8, 1978 (USA - Unknown) | Run Time - 104 min. | Countries - United States | MPAA Rating - NR
This made-for-TV movie was based on NBC correspondent Betty Rollin's book about her own mastectomy. Mary Tyler Moore plays Rollins, who discovers after her breast surgery that her "loving" husband is a cad who can't withstand the pressure of living with a woman in dire need of emotional support.
breast, cancer, disease, journalism, mastectomy, terminal-illness