Breathing Lessons Poster

Release Date: 1994

PG|1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary
When the husband of their friend Serena (Joyce Van Patten) dies, Ira (James Garner) and Maggie Moran (Joanne Woodward), an older married couple, make an event out of their day's travel to the funeral. Examining life and marriage on their journey, the couple of 29 years remains as in love today as when they first met -- despite being near opposites in personality. However, their love and respect for one another cut through all the differences between them.

Cast: James Garner, Joanne Woodward, Kathryn Erbe, Joyce Van Patten, Eileen Heckart, Paul Winfield

Director: John Erman

Genres: Romance

Keywords: Love, Endearing, Amusing, 1990s, Car, Friend, Daughter, Death, Husband, Quest, Wife, Marriage

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Nominated Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1994)
Nominated Outstanding Made-for-Television Movie
Nominated Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Winner Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Nominated Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie