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Gene Garrison (Gene Hackman) is a successful college professor, who has a rocky relationship with his dad, Tom (Melvyn Douglas). He believes that his father has never truly accepted him and worries about how his plans to move to California and marry his girlfriend may affect his relationship with his father. His mother (Dorothy Stickney) encourages Gene to move on despite how Tom may feel. But when his mother dies, Gene worries that his marriage and move might depress his father even more.

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Critic Reviews for I Never Sang for My Father

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  • Apr 13, 2020
    Can't help but think that Robert Redford thought of this film when he directed his Oscar winning Ordinary People. The psychology here is much more simple than what Redford achieved with his film - which really isn't saying much. Yet, this film is worthy of screening for the performances of the entire cast - especially for Melvyn Douglas and Estelle Parsons. Gene Hackman's performance deserves attention, too, but, for me, Douglas and Parsons deliver the more noteworthy performances.
    Aldo G Super Reviewer
  • Oct 23, 2013
    Very good early Hackman and he and Douglas spar nicely. Another story of intergenerational conflict and misunderstanding appropriately executed by the performers.
    John B Super Reviewer

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