|The Old Man and the Sea|
|Based on||The Old Man and the Sea|
by Ernest Hemingway
|Written by||Roger O. Hirson|
|Directed by||Jud Taylor|
|Country of origin|
|Executive producer||William F. Storke|
|Producer||Robert E. Fuisz|
|Production locations||Tortola, British Virgin Islands|
|Running time||93 minutes|
|Production company||Yorkshire Television|
The Old Man and the Sea is a 1990 American-British adventure drama television film directed by Jud Taylor and written by Roger O. Hirson, based on the 1952 novella of the same name by Ernest Hemingway. The film stars Anthony Quinn, Gary Cole, Patricia Clarkson, and Joe Santos. It received mixed reviews and was nominated for three Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards.
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- Anthony Quinn as Santiago
- Gary Cole as Tom Pruitt
- Patricia Clarkson as Mary Pruitt
- Joe Santos as Lopez
- Valentina Quinn as Angela
- Francesco Quinn as Young Santiago
- Paul Calderón as Anderez
- Sully Díaz as Maria
- Manuel Santiago as Gomez
- Alexis Cruz as Manolo
Awards and nominations
|1990||42nd Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards||Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries or a Special (Dramatic Underscore)||Bruce Broughton||Nominated|
|Outstanding Sound Editing for a Miniseries or a Special||Stephen Grubbs
Randal S. Thomas
Joseph A. Johnston
Richard C. Allen
|Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Miniseries or a Special||Peter Sutton
Thomas J. Huth
|37th Golden Reel Awards||Best Sound Editing in Television Long Form – Dialogue & ADR||Stephen Grubbs||Won|
- Cerone, Daniel (March 25, 1990). "The Old Man and the Movie". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved September 23, 2021.
- Shales, Tom (March 25, 1990). "QUINN GETS HIS LIMIT, BUT 'OLD MAN AND THE SEA' FAILS TO LAND THE BIG ONE". Deseret News. Retrieved September 23, 2021.
- Hill, Michael E. (March 25, 1990). "TV'S 'OLD MAN'". The Washington Post. Retrieved September 23, 2021.
- Kogan, Rick (March 23, 1990). "ANTHONY QUINN COMFORTABLY CARRIES NBC'S 'OLD MAN'". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved September 23, 2021.
- The Old Man and the Sea at IMDb
- The Old Man and the Sea at the TCM Movie Database
- The Old Man and the Sea at AllMovie