Harry and Son Poster

Release Date: 1984

PG|1 hr 57 min

Plot Summary
A construction worker and widower, Harry Keach (Paul Newman) is a no-frills kind of guy, but his artistically inclined son, Howard (Robby Benson), wants to be a writer, causing a rift between the two. Although Howard makes attempts at finding a regular job, he can't help but return to his daydreaming tendencies. As Howard reconnects with his ex-girlfriend Katie Wilowski (Ellen Barkin), Harry becomes closer with her mother, Lilly (Joanne Woodward), bringing both men some degree of happiness.

Cast: Paul Newman, Robby Benson, Joanne Woodward, Ellen Barkin, Wilford Brimley, Judith Ivey, Ossie Davis, Morgan Freeman

Director: Paul Newman

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Brooding, Father, Mother, Emotional, Son, Love interest, 1980s, Love