A Matter of Life and Death | 1980

Drama, Reality
Inspired by a story that appeared on "60 minutes" in 1978 about Joy Ufema, a nurse dedicated to treating the terminally ill, Linda Lavin turned it into this TV movie for her Big Deal, Inc. production outfit, teaming ...more

Cast

... Joy Ufema

Actor (1980-1981)

... Colleen Murphy

Actor (1980-1981)

... Mary Coggins

Actor (1980-1981)

... Mr Kutzreba

Actor (1980-1981)

... Dr Kellerman

Actor (1980-1981)

... Duffy

Actor (1980-1981)

... Shad Fleming

Actor (1980-1981)

... Donna

Actor (1980-1981)

... Dr Whedon

Actor (1980-1981)

... Bud Coggins

Actor (1980-1981)

... Mr McBain

Actor (1980-1981)

... Dr Laurie

Actor (1980-1981)

Company

Production Company

Production Company

Production Company

Synopsis

Inspired by a story that appeared on "60 minutes" in 1978 about Joy Ufema, a nurse dedicated to treating the terminally ill, Linda Lavin turned it into this TV movie for her Big Deal, Inc. production outfit, teaming with Tyne Daly, playing Joy's psychologist friend and confidante. Coincidentally, another "60 Minutes"-inspired story turned up not long afterwards as the TV movie "Thornwell."

Writers

Screenplay (1980-1981)

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