R | | Drama, Romance
A young woman conceals the fact of her terminal cancer to live her life with a passion she never had before.
Originally the film was to feature Ann recording tapes for her father and for Dr. Thompson, in which she forgives her father for being absent during her childhood, and tells Dr. Thompson that his seeing patients as people isn't a bad thing before thanking him for keeping her impending death a secret. The ending montage was also supposed to feature a video clip of Ann's dad making shoes for his granddaughters from prison with tears in his eyes. These things never even made it to the filming stage, probably because of the length of the production itself.
I knew something was pretty serious when you sat down here beside me.
Dr. Thompson: They're renovating my office, changing the air-conditioning and...
Dr. Thompson: no, that's not true... l can't sit down in front of someone and tell them that they're gonna die... l've never ...
When Deborah Harry is watching 'Mildred Pierce', we hear Ann Blyth's famous spiteful dialog on the stairway right before Joan Crawford slaps her. When we see the TV, we see a later scene, with Blyth in her nightclub dressing room.
$40,515 28 September 2003