The Storyteller (1977)

TV Movie   |    |  Drama


A television writer is troubled by accusations that a young boy's death resulted from actions the boy copied from the writer's teleplay.


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28 April 2001 | aromatic
7
| Thoughtful yet disturbing TV-movie
Martin Balsam is excellent as the troubled writer whose teleplay inspires a boy to start a fire. The dilemma of how far moral responsibility should extend is examined thoughtfully raising more questions than the movie can answer. The supporting cast does a marvelous job. Even for a TV-movie however, this film disappoints somewhat in being visually uninteresting to the extreme. Still worth watching and discussing.

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Release Date:

5 December 1977

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

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