Act of Love | 1980

Old country traditions and values cause Ron Howard to honor the pleas of his brother (played by Mickey Rourke), a quadriplegic following a motorcycle accident, to end his life, and then to stand trial for first-degree ...more

Cast

... Leon Cybulkowski

Actor (1980-1981)

... Andrew Rose

Actor (1980-1981)

... Joseph Cybulkowski

Actor (1980-1981)

... Victor Burton

Actor (1980-1981)

... Eugenia Cybulkowski

Actor (1980-1981)

... Margaret Cybulkowski

Actor (1980-1981)

... Joan Gruber

Actor (1980-1981)

... Becky Wiggins

Actor (1980-1981)

... Dr Warren Fitzpatrick

Actor (1980-1981)

... Judge Traviera

Actor (1980-1981)

... Dr Mitchell

Actor (1980-1981)

... Nurse Watkins

Actor (1980-1981)

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Synopsis

Old country traditions and values cause Ron Howard to honor the pleas of his brother (played by Mickey Rourke), a quadriplegic following a motorcycle accident, to end his life, and then to stand trial for first-degree murder after the mercy killing. Michael De Guzman's teleplay was inspired by Paige Mitchell's factual book that chronicled the highly publicized case.

Director

Director (1980-1981)

Writers

Screenplay (1980-1981)

Source Material (from novel) (1980-1981)

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