Griffin and Phoenix: A Love Story Poster

Release Date: 1976

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary
Given his young age, Griffin (Peter Falk) is shocked to discover that he not only has cancer, but that it's inoperable and he has but a short time to live. Determined not to give in to depression and self-pity, he enrolls in a college class where he meets free-spirited Phoenix (Jill Clayburgh). The two enjoy a very powerful romance until Griffin accidentally learns that Phoenix has been keeping a secret from him: She too is dying of terminal cancer.

Cast: Peter Falk, Jill Clayburgh, Dorothy Tristan, John Lehne, George Chandler, John Harkins, Milton Parsons, Irwin Charone

Director: Daryl Duke

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Touching, Hospital, Love, Doctor, 1970s