Family Pictures

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Family Pictures
Directed by Philip Saville
Produced by Les Alexander
Joseph Broido
Don Enright
Jennifer Miller
Screenplay by Jennifer Miller
Based on Family Pictures 
by Sue Miller
Starring Anjelica Huston
Sam Neill
Kyra Sedgwick
Dermot Mulroney
Lindsay G. Merrithew
Music by Johnny Harris
Distributed by Multicom Entertainment Group Inc.
Release date(s) March 21, 1993
Running time 183 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Family Pictures is a 1993 American made-for-television drama film based on the novel of the same name by Sue Miller. It was directed by Philip Saville and stars Anjelica Huston, Sam Neill, Kyra Sedgwick, and Dermot Mulroney.

Plot[edit]

The film opens with Nina Eberlin (Kyra Sedgwick), the fourth in a family of six children, going to visit her divorced parents. Looking at some old photographs, she begins to tell the story of how her parents, Lainey (Anjelica Huston) and David (Sam Neill), learned that her younger brother Randall (Jamie Harrold) had autism, and how the stress that this placed on them eventually lead to the breakdown of their marriage.

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Accolades[edit]

The film earned Anjelica Huston a nomination for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film at the 51st Golden Globe Awards. It was also nominated for Outstanding Miniseries and Outstanding Individual Achievement in Writing in a Miniseries or a Special at the 45th Primetime Emmy Awards.

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