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Saving Milly

BRIEF PLOT DESCRIPTION

The true love story of political journalist Mort Kondracke and therapist/activist Milly Martinez and their life struggles. Their struggles take an even more dramatic turn when Milly is diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease at the age of 47.

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GENERAL FILM INFORMATION

SOURCE MATERIAL: Saving Milly by Mort Kondracke
GENRE: Drama
SETTING: Chicago, Illinois; Washington D.C.
FILMING LOCATIONS: Vancouver, British Columbia; Canada
STATION: CBS
PRODUCTION DATE: Three weeks in late November, early December 2004
AIR DATE: March 13, 2005
RUNNING TIME: 120 Minutes, including commercials

CREW AND OTHER TECHNICAL INFORMATION

WRITER: Jeff Arch, based on Mort Kondracke’s book
DIRECTOR: Dan Curtis
PRODUCER: Jeff Arch, Dan Blatt, Tracey Jeffrey, David Kennedy
CO-PRODUCER: Danielle McVickers
ORIGINAL MUSIC: Lee Holdridge
CINEMATOGRAPHER: Jon Joffin
PRODUCTION DESIGN: Sandy Cochrane
ART DIRECTOR: Gwendolyn Margetson
SET DECORATOR: Peter Lando
COSTUME DESIGN BY: Carla Hetland
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Dan Curtis Productions, Inc., Paramount Network Television Productions
DISTRIBUTOR: CBS Network

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CAST (IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER):: CHARACTER NAME…ACTOR NAME

Attendant…Alejandro Abellan
Andrea Kondracke…Kyla Anderson
Production Assistant…Simone Bailly
Teacher…Kimberley Buchanan
Senator’s Aide…Leah Cairns
Joan Samuelson…Brenda Campbell
Bartender…Sean Carey
Alexandra Kondracke…Erica Carroll
Grelanda…Iris Cooks
Felicia…Ana de Lara
Carlos…Jose Del Buey
Rosa…Laura Di Cicco
Alexandra Kondracke (Age 16)…Kylee Dubois
Norma Alvarado…Claudia Ferri
Himself…Michael J. Fox
Mort Kondracke…Bruce Greenwood
Senator Bates…Susan Hogan
Mary… Brenda James
Tony Hot Dog…Dan Joffre
British Ambassador…P. Lynn Johnson
Peter…Greg Kean
Annie Villareal…Karin Konoval
Mark…Rob LaBelle
Andrea Kondracke (Age 15)…Jessica Lowndes
Teacher…Judith Maxie
Sheldon Adler…Kevin McNulty
Talk show guest…James Ralph
College Student…T.J. Riley
Milly…Madeleine Stowe
NIH Doctor…Matthew Walker
Dr. Goldfein…Timothy Webber
Teacher…June B. Wilde-Eremico
Fred Barnes…Robert Wisden
Stunts by Clay Virtue

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AWARDS

Humanitis Prize, 2005

NOMINEE: Saving Milly
RESULT: Nominated

Imagen Foundation Awards, 2005

NOMINEE: Madeleine Stowe
CATEGORY: Best Actress in a Television Role
RESULT: Won

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EXTRAS

Related Sites

Bruce Greenwood website.
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