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On Golden Pond


Katharine Hepburn, Henry Fonda, Jane Fonda, Doug McKeon View All


Mark Rydell (Director), Ernest Thompson (Screenplay) View All

Release: Dec. 4th, 1981
Runtime: 1 hour, 49 minutes
The loons are back again on Golden Pond and so are Norman Thayer, a retired professor, and Ethel who have had a summer cottage there since early in their marriage. This summer their daughter Chelsea -- whom they haven't seen for years -- feels she must be there for Norman's birthday. She and her fiance are on their way to Europe the next day but will be back in a couple of weeks to pick up the fiance's son. When she returns Chelsea is married...
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Enter into the picture the Thayers' estranged daughter Chelsea, played by Jane Fonda, who arrives with fiance and future stepson in tow and this is where the drama begins as we not only watch Norman deal with the impending reality of his birthday and his fear of dying but watching Chelsea trying to make a real connection with her father and a young boy (Doug McKeon) try to bring out the young man in Norman as Chelsea asks her parents to keep him for the summer.