The Winter of Our Discontent (1983)

Genres - Drama  |   Release Date - Dec 6, 1983 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 96 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Hal Erickson

Michael de Guzman scripted this prettified TV-movie adaptation of John Steinbeck's gloomy 1961 novel The Winter of Our Discontent. Donald Sutherland stars as Ethan Hawkley, a solid citizen loved and respected by his family and by the citizens of his town. Ethan's loyalty and ethics will be tested to the snapping point by a huge bank loan, and by "other woman" Tuesday Weld. Hawkley eventually redeems himself, but it's a tight squeeze. Teri Garr costars in Winter of Our Discontent as Ethan's steadfast wife Mary.



man, honor [recognition], integrity, family, mistress