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Television movie based on A.R. Gurney's two-person play tracing the relationship between a man and a woman through their letters from grade school through middle age. Senator Andrew Ladd and artist Melissa Gardner fell in love as children. Their romance is sparked by their extensive correspondence, which continues throughout significant turning points in their teenage and adult years. For Andy, his correspondence with Melissa allows him to express his true feelings. Melissa realizes that Andy is hiding behind their written communication and struggles to draw him to her.
David R Beecroft
Gary M. Zuckerbrod
Aired in United States April 12, 1999
Aired in United States June 8, 2004
Director Herbert Ross was previously attached to this project.
Project was previously in development at Columbia Pictures and Universal Pictures.
Stanley Donen makes his television directorial debut.
Budget source: Daily Variety 12/06/1990
Estimated budget: $15,000,000
Began shooting October 1998.