First You Cry Poster

Release Date: 1978

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary
George Schaefer's biopic focuses on Betty Rollin (Mary Tyler Moore), an NBC news correspondent, during her struggle with a breast cancer diagnosis and subsequent surgery. Rollin's husband, Arthur (Anthony Perkins), realizes he can't deal with the burden of supporting an emotionally dependent woman, so Betty considers moving on to a new, healthy relationship with David (Richard Crenna), a more caring man who provides the support she needs during her recovery.

Cast: Mary Tyler Moore, Anthony Perkins, Richard Crenna

Director: George Schaefer

Genres: Docudrama

Keywords: Inspiring, New York City, Hospital, House, Heartwarming, Wife, Survival, Transformation, Engaging, Love, 1970s, Rescue, Husband, Marriage, Relationships, Emotional