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The Father and the Bear


John Putch

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About the Movie

Byron Temple, a retired character actor (Wil Love) with diagnosed dementia, longs to perform at his beloved summer theater one last time. Against his daughter's wishes (Dendrie Taylor), he accepts a role from the newly installed artistic director (David DeLuise) who is unaware of Byron's condition.

Customer Reviews

A must see movie

For those of you who ever have struggled with an aging parent losing memory this hits home. It will make you laugh and cry . Loved it .

Father and the Bear

Great heart felt film. Very moving. I laughed, I cried. Great acting, all around must see. And good production value for an indie film. It was worth my time.

The Father and the Bear

A great movie!! Great acting and a great story line, especially if you know John Putch and his theatrical roots. Very dramatic and heartfelt, yet handled in a somewhat amusing and whimsical way. Definitely a movie where you laugh and cry. Highly recommended!