Romance Classics Presents ‘Love And Betrayal: The Mia Farrow Story’ On June 19

BETHPAGE, NY – April 28, 2000 – Join ROMANCE CLASSICS as the network premiere’s Love and Betrayal: The Mia Farrow Story on Monday, June 19 at 9:00 PM (ET). Part II will air on Tuesday, June 20 at 9:00 PM (ET). The film stars Patsy Kensit as Mia Farrow and Dennis Boutsikaris as Woody Allen.

Love and Betrayal: The Mia Farrow Story airs as part of Romance Classics “Cinematherapy, Movies For Every Mood,” where the network invites women viewers to close the door, disconnect the phone, settle under the comforter and get ready to absorb the therapeutic benefits of Romance Classics’ Cinematherapists, Kate and Jessie. Well-endowed with equal doses of worldly wisdom and tongue-in-cheek humor, Kate and Jessie offer memorable guidance to modern women, and prescribe the perfect cinematic treatment to suit every mood.

Mia Farrow grew up in Beverly Hills, the daughter of actress Maureen O’Sullivan and the writer/director John Farrow. One of several children, she and her siblings spent their time attending star-studded parties at home and strict Catholic schools abroad. Her childhood also had its share of tragedy, from the threat of polio to the death of her cherished older brother.

Love and Betrayal: The Mia Farrow Story dramatizes her remarkable life as daughter of Hollywood royalty, acclaimed actress, lover of several famous and powerful men, and mother to 11 children. At the tender age of sixteen, against her father’s wishes Mia moved to New York to become an Off-Broadway actress. After the death of her father, she moved back to Hollywood to take a role on the television series “Peyton Place,” where she met and shortly after married Frank Sinatra. From her childhood through her relationship with Woody Allen, the film explores her triumphs and tragedies.

The Cinematherapy theme for Love and Betrayal: The Mia Farrow Story is Dysfunctional Romance. Other Cinematherapy films for June include:

Saturday, June 10
9:00 PM (ET)
REDS starring Warren Beatty, Diane Keaton, Jack Nicholson, Gene Hackman, Paul Sorvino and Maureen Stapleton
Theme: Seeking Greener Pastures
Sunday, June 18
9:00 PM (ET)
SIX WEEKS starring Dudley Moore, Mary Tyler Moore and Katherine Healy
Theme: Copious Weeper

Romance Classics provides an oasis of entertainment for women 24 hours a day. It is “Time Out TV” that helps women reconnect, refocus and rediscover the issues that are most important to them: family, relationships, well being and new experiences.


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