Breaking Home Ties

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Breaking Home Ties ★★ Norman Rockwell's Breaking Home Ties 1987

Norman Rockwell's illustration is the basis for this coming-of-age story set in a small Texas town. A young man is eager to be off to college and lessen his family ties but his mother's serious illness may prevent both. Good performances help overcome the sentimentality. 95m/C VHS . Jason Robards Jr., Eva Marie Saint, Doug McKeon, Claire Trevor, Erin Gray; D: John Wilder; W: John Wilder. TV