Fifth of July (1982) - Rotten Tomatoes

Fifth of July (1982)





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Lanford Wilson's dramatic play is adapted for the small screen in this made-for-television movie. Richard Thomas stars as Ken Talley, a Vietnam vet who lost both of his legs in the war. When his friends and family gather at his Missouri farm (which he shares with his lover Jed) after a death, the group examines how their lives and relationships have transformed throughout the years.


Richard Thomas
as Kenneth Talley Jr.
Jeff Daniels
as Jed Jenkins, Ken's Lover
Swoosie Kurtz
as Gwen Landis, John's wife
Jonathan Hogan
as John Landis, Ken's childhood friend
Helen Stenborg
as Sally Friedman, Ken and June's Aunt
Cynthia Nixon
as Shirley Talley, June's Daughter
Danton Stone
as Weston Hurley, Composer Friend of Gwen
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Now grown up, these would-be reformers use humor, denial, and ultimately honesty to reconcile the world they got with the world they tried to make.

April 6, 2006 | Full Review…

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