Sada Thompson

Pollock (2000)

In August of 1949, Life Magazine ran a banner headline that begged the question: "Jackson Pollock: Is he the greatest living painter in the United States?" The film is a look back into the life of an extraordinary man, a man who has fittingly been called "an artist ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ed Harris
CAST:  Ed Harris  •  Marcia Gay Harden  •  Tom Bower  •  Jennifer Connelly

In August of 1949, Life Magazine ran a banner headline that begged the question: "Jackson Pollock: Is he the greatest living painter in the United States?" The film is a look back into the life of an extraordinary man, a man who has fittingly been called "an artist ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ed Harris
CAST:  Ed Harris  •  Marcia Gay Harden  •  Tom Bower  •  Jennifer Connelly

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1986)

Adventurous Huck Finn prefers rafting on the Mississippi River rather than being a part of civilization.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter H. Hunt
CAST:  Patrick Day  •  Eugene Oakes  •  Samm-Art Williams  •  Sada Thompson

Adventurous Huck Finn prefers rafting on the Mississippi River rather than being a part of civilization.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter H. Hunt
CAST:  Patrick Day  •  Eugene Oakes  •  Samm-Art Williams  •  Sada Thompson

Frida Kahlo (1982)

Frida Kahlo: declared a symbol of Mexican national heritage, made into a cult figure by the women's movement, praised by the likes of Picasso and Breton, this film uses images and music to reveal the soul of an icon.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eila Hershon  •  Roberto Guerra  •  Wibke von Bonin
CAST:  Frida Kahlo  •  Sada Thompson  •  Hayden Herrera

Frida Kahlo: declared a symbol of Mexican national heritage, made into a cult figure by the women's movement, praised by the likes of Picasso and Breton, this film uses images and music to reveal the soul of an icon.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eila Hershon  •  Roberto Guerra  •  Wibke von Bonin
CAST:  Frida Kahlo  •  Sada Thompson  •  Hayden Herrera

Home Fires Burning (1989)

When a WW2 veteran comes back home,he realizes how the war affected Americans by seeing the changes in his wife,family,and best friend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Glenn Jordan
CAST:  Barnard Hughes  •  Sada Thompson  •  Robert Prosky  •  Bill Pullman

When a WW2 veteran comes back home,he realizes how the war affected Americans by seeing the changes in his wife,family,and best friend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Glenn Jordan
CAST:  Barnard Hughes  •  Sada Thompson  •  Robert Prosky  •  Bill Pullman

Our Town (1977)

3-act play by American playwright Thornton Wilder.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Schaefer
CAST:  Hal Holbrook  •  Ned Beatty  •  Sada Thompson  •  Barbara Bel Geddes

3-act play by American playwright Thornton Wilder.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Schaefer
CAST:  Hal Holbrook  •  Ned Beatty  •  Sada Thompson  •  Barbara Bel Geddes

The Patron Saint of Liars (1998)

Unhappy in her marriage, expectant mother Rose (Dana Delany) flees to a home for unwed mothers in rural Tennessee in this adaptation of Ann Patchett's novel. When she stays on after her baby is born, Rose becomes friends with an elderly nun (Sada Thompson) and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Gyllenhaal
CAST:  Dana Delany  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Clancy Brown  •  Maggie Gyllenhaal

Unhappy in her marriage, expectant mother Rose (Dana Delany) flees to a home for unwed mothers in rural Tennessee in this adaptation of Ann Patchett's novel. When she stays on after her baby is born, Rose becomes friends with an elderly nun (Sada Thompson) and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Gyllenhaal
CAST:  Dana Delany  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Clancy Brown  •  Maggie Gyllenhaal

Desperate Characters (1971)

Sophie and Otto Bentwood are a middle-aged, middle class, childless Brooklyn Heights couple trapped in a loveless marriage. He is an attorney, she a translator of books. Their existence is affected not only by their disintegrating relationship but by the threats of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank D. Gilroy
CAST:  Shirley MacLaine  •  Kenneth Mars  •  Sada Thompson  •  Jack Somack

Sophie and Otto Bentwood are a middle-aged, middle class, childless Brooklyn Heights couple trapped in a loveless marriage. He is an attorney, she a translator of books. Their existence is affected not only by their disintegrating relationship but by the threats of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank D. Gilroy
CAST:  Shirley MacLaine  •  Kenneth Mars  •  Sada Thompson  •  Jack Somack

Indictment: The McMartin Trial (1995)

The McMartin family's lives are turned upside down when they are accused of serious child molestation. The family run a school for infants. An unqualified child cruelty "expert" videotapes the children describing outrageous stories of abuse. One of the most ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mick Jackson
CAST:  James Woods  •  Mercedes Ruehl  •  Lolita Davidovich  •  Sada Thompson

The McMartin family's lives are turned upside down when they are accused of serious child molestation. The family run a school for infants. An unqualified child cruelty "expert" videotapes the children describing outrageous stories of abuse. One of the most ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mick Jackson
CAST:  James Woods  •  Mercedes Ruehl  •  Lolita Davidovich  •  Sada Thompson

My Two Loves (1986)

A widow emerges from her mourning after a year. She moves into a new apartment, gets a new job, and a gains a 'gentleman caller,' her late husband's partner and former best friend. Her daughter opposes the relationship and causes considerable confusion. As she ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noel Black
CAST:  Mariette Hartley  •  Lynn Redgrave  •  Barry Newman  •  Sada Thompson

A widow emerges from her mourning after a year. She moves into a new apartment, gets a new job, and a gains a 'gentleman caller,' her late husband's partner and former best friend. Her daughter opposes the relationship and causes considerable confusion. As she ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noel Black
CAST:  Mariette Hartley  •  Lynn Redgrave  •  Barry Newman  •  Sada Thompson

Fear Stalk (1989)

A producer from Beverly Hills is shocked when someone steals all of her belongings out of her purse. The thief begins to make threatening phone calls and withdraws money from her accounts. The stalker becomes more and more dangerous until he finally tries to kill ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Shaw
CAST:  Jill Clayburgh  •  Stephen Macht  •  Lynne Thigpen  •  Sandy McPeak

A producer from Beverly Hills is shocked when someone steals all of her belongings out of her purse. The thief begins to make threatening phone calls and withdraws money from her accounts. The stalker becomes more and more dangerous until he finally tries to kill ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Shaw
CAST:  Jill Clayburgh  •  Stephen Macht  •  Lynne Thigpen  •  Sandy McPeak

Any Mother's Son (1997)

A Mother is devastated when her sailor son is murdered by two of his crewmates in a homophobic attack.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Burton Morris
CAST:  Bonnie Bedelia  •  Hedy Burress  •  Paul Popowich  •  Fiona Reid

A Mother is devastated when her sailor son is murdered by two of his crewmates in a homophobic attack.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Burton Morris
CAST:  Bonnie Bedelia  •  Hedy Burress  •  Paul Popowich  •  Fiona Reid

The Entertainer (1976)

A vaudeville entertainer approaches middle age still not having attained success or stardom.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Donald Wrye
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Ray Bolger  •  Sada Thompson  •  Tyne Daly

A vaudeville entertainer approaches middle age still not having attained success or stardom.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Donald Wrye
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Ray Bolger  •  Sada Thompson  •  Tyne Daly

Andre's Mother (1990)

Written by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Terrence McNally, Andre's Mother is the story of Katherine Gerard (Sada Thompson) who has lost her son to AIDS. Set at Andre's memorial service, the film follows Katherine's journey as she confronts the death of her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Deborah Reinisch
CAST:  Sada Thompson  •  Richard Thomas  •  Sylvia Sidney  •  Haviland Morris

Written by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Terrence McNally, Andre's Mother is the story of Katherine Gerard (Sada Thompson) who has lost her son to AIDS. Set at Andre's memorial service, the film follows Katherine's journey as she confronts the death of her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Deborah Reinisch
CAST:  Sada Thompson  •  Richard Thomas  •  Sylvia Sidney  •  Haviland Morris

The Skin of Our Teeth (1983)

Production of Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer-winning play "The Skin of Our Teeth," the story of Mr. and Mrs. Antrobus, their children Henry and Gladys, and their maid Sabina. They are simultaneously a typical American family living in a present-day New Jersey suburb ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack O'Brien
CAST:  Blair Brown  •  Diana Bellamy  •  Sada Thompson  •  Renee Brooks

Production of Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer-winning play "The Skin of Our Teeth," the story of Mr. and Mrs. Antrobus, their children Henry and Gladys, and their maid Sabina. They are simultaneously a typical American family living in a present-day New Jersey suburb ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack O'Brien
CAST:  Blair Brown  •  Diana Bellamy  •  Sada Thompson  •  Renee Brooks