Long Day's Journey into Night (1973)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Addiction Drama, Family Drama, Filmed Play, Psychological Drama  |   Run Time - 160 min.  |   Countries - UK  |  
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British actors perform Eugene O'Neill's family drama A Long Day's Journey Into Night in a made-for-television performance. This filmed play was originally broadcast on March 10, 1973. For his portrayal of aging actor James Tyrone, Laurence Olivier won an Emmy for Outstanding Single Performance by a Lead Actor. Constance Cummings plays his morphine-addicted wife, Mary; Denis Quilley plays his alcoholic son, Jamie; and Ronald Pickup plays the ill writer Edmund.



autobiography, drug-addiction, family-dynamics, hallucination, playwright