Warm Springs Poster

Release Date: 2005

DVD Release Date: August 30th, 2005

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 57 min

Plot Summary
After polio threatens his political career in the early 1920s, Franklin Delano Roosevelt (Kenneth Branagh) desperately searches for a cure to his newly acquired disease, hoping to regain the use of his legs. He learns of a promising spa in Warm Springs, Ga., and travels there, only to find it dilapidated. Determined to overcome polio, Roosevelt invests in the spa's revitalization and sets about recovering, aided by the support of his wife (Cynthia Nixon) and physical therapist (Kathy Bates).

Cast: Kenneth Branagh, Cynthia Nixon, Jane Alexander, Kathy Bates, Tim Blake Nelson, David Paymer, Matt O'Leary, Matt Malloy

Director: Joseph Sargent

Genres: Biography, Docudrama

Keywords: Rise, Emotional, Transformation, Inspiring, Fall, Mother, Quest

Awards

Nominated Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special
Nominated Best Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Winner Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
Nominated Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Nominated Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Nominated Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2005)
Nominated Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2005)
Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
Nominated Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television