• Something About Amelia (1984)

Something About Amelia

Release Date: 1984

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary

Shame and fear have kept Amelia Bennett (Roxana Zal) silent about the sexual molestation she's been suffering at the hands of her father, Steven (Ted Danson). But as Amelia starts to believe that Steven might harm her younger sibling in similar ways, she unburdens herself of her awful secret. Confronted with this horrifying piece of news, Steven's wife, Gail (Glenn Close), can't believe it's true, and he professes his innocence. But as new details emerge, the family is shaken to its core.

Cast: Ted Danson, Glenn Close, Roxana Zal, Olivia Cole, Kevin Conway, Lane Smith, Jane Kaczmarek

Director: Randa Haines

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Transformation, Daughter, School, Wife, Father, Rescue, 1980s, Dark, Family, Sister

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Awards

Winner Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Winner Best Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Nominated Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Special
Nominated Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Nominated Outstanding Directing in a Limited Series or Special
Winner Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Special
Nominated Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Special
Winner Outstanding Writing in a Limited Series or Special
Winner Outstanding Drama or Comedy Special
Nominated Best Performance by An Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television