Family Secrets (1984 film)

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Family Secrets
Family Secrets (1984 film).JPG
Genre Drama[1]
Written by
Directed by Jack Hofsiss
Music by Charles Fox
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
Executive producer(s)
  • Stefanie Powers
  • Leonora Thuna
Cinematography James Crabe
Editor(s) Marjorie Fowler
Running time 91 minutes[1]
Production company(s) Half-Pint Productions
Distributor NBCUniversal
Original network NBC
Original release May 13, 1984

Family Secrets is a 1984 American made-for-television drama film starring Maureen Stapleton, Melissa Gilbert and Stefanie Powers (who also co-wrote and co-produced). The TV film was directed by Jack Hofsiss.[2]


Three generations of female family members spend time together over an emotional weekend.

Featured cast[edit]

Actor Role
Melissa Gilbert Sara Calloway[1]
Stefanie Powers Jessie Calloway[1]
Marion Ramsey Linda Jones[1]
Kimmy Robertson Mickey[1]
Gary Sinise Motorcyclist[1]
James Spader Lowell Everall[1]
Maureen Stapleton Maggie Lukauer[1]
Irene Tedrow Mrs. Fenwick[1]


The film was broadcast on NBC May 13, 1984.[3] The film was released on VHS on January 1, 1987.[4]


The working title of the film was Mother's Day.[5]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Family Secrets". Radio Times. Immediate Media Company. Retrieved June 2, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Family Secrets". Turner Classic Movies. Retrieved April 25, 2016. 
  3. ^ Unger, Arthur (May 11, 1984). "Three women of different ages share their lives in 'Family Secrets'". The Christian Science Monitor. Retrieved June 1, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Family Secrets". January 1, 1987. ASIN B000JJJONG. Retrieved June 2, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Family Secrets". British Film Institute. Retrieved June 2, 2016. 

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