Hidden in America (1996)

Friday 8th January 3.05pm

Powerful TV drama about a poor single father (Beau Bridges) who cannot afford to feed his children after he is made redundant. A wealthy doctor becomes involved in the family’s plight when one of the children begins suffering from malnutrition, but the former factory worker is too proud to accept the financial help the medic offers.

Nominated for two Emmy Awards, the film also features Jeff Bridges and Frances McDormand (‘Fargo’, ‘Burn after Reading’).

Director
Martin Bell
Starring
Beau Bridges, Bruce Davidson, Frances McDormand, Jeff Bridges

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