AMC Showcases Four Poignant Dramas in the “Moving Pictures” Marathon on Saturday, June 22

JERICHO, NY, June 13, 2002 – AMC devotes a day to dramas about the value of friends and family in the face of adversity when it presents the "Moving Pictures" Marathon on Saturday, June 22. The line-up of four movies includes the Academy Award® winners, PLACES IN THE HEART, starring Sally Field, Danny Glover and John Malkovich, and TERMS OF ENDEARMENT, with Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger and Jack Nicholson.

The marathon begins at 12:15 PM (ET) with the Academy Award®-winning drama, PLACES IN THE HEART (1984). Sally Field won her second Best Actress Oscar® for her portrayal of Edna Spalding, a widow in Depression-era Texas, who gambles on a cotton crop to keep her family together. Danny Glover co-stars as a wanderer who oversees the crops, and John Malkovich plays a blind boarder who lends a helping hand. Nominated for a total of seven Academy Awards®, including Best Picture and Malkovich for Best Supporting Actor, the film also won for Best Screenplay (Robert Benton). (Also at 6:00 PM).

Next, at 2:05 PM (ET), Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr star as a couple, each engaged to others, who fall in love aboard a cruise ship in AN AFFAIR TO REMEMBER (1957). They vow to meet six months later if they still feel the same way, but a tragic accident intervenes with their plans. In SIX WEEKS (1982), airing at 4:05 PM (ET), Mary Tyler Moore stars as the mother of a 12-year-old girl dying from leukemia (Katherine Healy). Befriended by a sympathetic politician (Dudley Moore), they spend the girl's last days trying to fulfill her dreams in New York City.

The festival concludes at 8:00 PM (ET) with James L. Brooks' Oscar®-winning drama TERMS OF ENDEARMENT (1983). Shirley MacLaine and Debra Winger portray mother and daughter Aurora Greenway and Emma Horton, whose close yet combative relationship endures through the best and worst of times. With 11 Academy Award® nominations, including Winger for Best Actress, the film won five, including Best Picture, MacLaine for Best Actress, Jack Nicholson for Best Supporting Actor and Brooks for Best Director.

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