That Certain Summer Poster

Release Date: 1972

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 14 min

Plot Summary
Divorced contractor Doug Salter (Hal Holbrook) has been living with his homosexual lover, Gary McClain (Martin Sheen), for years now, but has never admitted as much to his teenage son, Nick (Scott Jacoby). When Nick comes to visit, Gary moves out in order to keep up the ruse, but Nick manages to find out anyway. Overwhelmed with shame and confusion, he runs away, obliging Doug and Gary to chase after him and try to make him understand the nature of his father's relationship.

Cast: Hal Holbrook, Hope Lange, Scott Jacoby, Martin Sheen, Joe Don Baker, Marlyn Mason, James McEachin, Jan Shepard

Director: Lamont Johnson

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Engaging, 1970s, Growing up

Awards

Winner Television Movie