A Long Way Home Poster

Release Date: 1981

DVD Release Date: October 2nd, 2007

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary
As children, Donald Branch Booth (Timothy Hutton), his sister (Lauren Peterson) and his brother (Paul Regina) are abandoned by their parents and sent to live in foster homes. All three are sent to different homes, and they become estranged from one another. Now, as a young man, Donald wants to find his brother and sister. An obstacle course of bureaucratic red tape stands in his way, but Donald is helped by Lillian (Brenda Vaccaro), a sympathetic social worker.

Cast: Timothy Hutton, Brenda Vaccaro, Rosanna Arquette, Paul Regina, George Dzundza, John Lehne, Bonnie Bartlett, Wil Wheaton

Director: Robert Markowitz

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Melodramatic, Car, Quest, Family, Brother, Transformation, House, Father, 1980s, Office, Emotional, Son, Sister


Nominated Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Nominated Best Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television