A Private Battle Poster

Release Date: 1980

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary
When he reaches what is to become the pinnacle of his career, author Cornelius Ryan (Jack Warden) receives the dire diagnosis of prostate cancer. With his wife, Katie (Anne Jackson), standing by his side, Ryan struggles in his battle against the terminal disease, while he must also reconcile with his distant son, Geoff (David Stockton). Eventually succumbing to his cancer, Ryan -- the writer that he is -- does not fail to leave behind one last piece: a notebook documenting his final years.

Cast: Jack Warden, Anne Jackson, David Stockton

Director: Robert Lewis

Genres: Biography

Keywords: Fall, Wife, Emotional, Death, 1980s, Hospital, Son, Doctor