The star power of Mary Tyler Moore and Bernadette Peters fails to keep this TV movie about the relationship between a dying cancer patient and her shrink from drowning in suds.
Jane Murray (Bernadette Peters), an emotionally repressed lapsed Catholic, is a workholic employed by a Chicago travel agency. Her doctor (Brian Bedford) tells her that she has liver cancer, with maybe six to eight months to live. Before she can tell her married lover Jerry (Kenneth Welsh), he
rudely breaks off their long-standing affair.
Dr. Castle suggests that Jane start seeing psychiatrist Wendy Allen (Mary Tyler Moore). Allen has an unhappy marriage and is saddled with the care o...