The Subject Was Roses

"The Story of Three Strangers...A Mother...A Father...And a Son"

THE SUBJECT WAS ROSES is a drama about a middle class American couple trying to cope with a dissolving marriage. Their son, Timmy Cleary, returns home after growing up as a soldier in World War II but finds his mother and father still bickering as they always did. Timmy understands his parent's relationship better after his wartime experience and does everything he can to mend it. After bringing his mother roses for his father, he finds that it has only made matters worse. Timmy finally decides that only they can resolve their marital differences even though the situation seems hopeless.

| 1968 | 1 hr 47 min | 7.1/10
Patricia Neal, Jack Albertson, Martin Sheen, Don Saxon
Warner Bros.
Ulu Grosbard
The Subject Was Roses
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Jack Albertson Wins Supporting Actor: 1969 Oscars|3:20
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