Mrs. Harris

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  • Genre(s): Drama Thriller
  • Release year: 2006
  • Running time: 94 min
Mrs. Harris is a 2005 American-British made-for-television drama film written and directed by Phyllis Nagy. The teleplay, based on the book Very Much a Lady by Shana Alexander, focuses on the tempestuous relationship between Herman Tarnower, noted... read more

Mrs. Harris is a 2005 American-British made-for-television drama film written and directed by Phyllis Nagy. The teleplay, based on the book Very Much a Lady by Shana Alexander, focuses on the tempestuous relationship between Herman Tarnower, noted cardiologist and author of the New York Times bestseller The Complete Scarsdale Medical Diet, and headmistress Jean Harris. Produced by Killer Films, Number 9 Films, and John Wells for HBO Films, it premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 16, 2005, before its broadcast on HBO on February 25, 2006.

Original Release

02/25/2006

US Release

02/25/2006

Cast

Annette Bening Jean Harris
Ben Kingsley Herman Tarnower
Cloris Leachman Pearl 'Billie' Schwartz - Tarnower's Sister / Pearl 'Billie' Schwartz
Lawrence O'Donnell Judge Leggett
Frank Whaley George Bolen
Bill Smitrovich Joel Arnou
Frances Fisher Marge Richey Jacobson
Ronald Guttman Henri
John Patrick Amedori Young David Harris
Brad McCoy Young Jimmy Harris
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Phyllis Nagy

Writers

Phyllis Nagy, Shana Alexander

Cast

Annette Bening Jean Harris
Ben Kingsley Herman Tarnower
Cloris Leachman Pearl 'Billie' Schwartz - Tarnower's Sister / Pearl 'Billie' Schwartz
Lawrence O'Donnell Judge Leggett
Frank Whaley George Bolen
Bill Smitrovich Joel Arnou
Frances Fisher Marge Richey Jacobson
Ronald Guttman Henri
John Patrick Amedori Young David Harris
Brad McCoy Young Jimmy Harris
John Rubinstein Tarnower's Best Friend
Brett Butler Tarnower Ex #1
Lee Garlington Tarnower's Ex #2
Ellen Burstyn Former Tarnower Steady
Cristine Rose Suzanne
Jessica Tuck Wife #1
Robert Cicchini Det. Siciliano
Michael Paul Chan Dr. Louis Roh
Nan Martin Mama Tarnower
Mary McDonnell Vivian Schulte

Producers

Elizabeth Karlsen Executive Producer
Pamela Koffler Executive Producer
Christine Vachon Executive Producer
John Wells Executive Producer
Timothy Bird Producer
Juanita Diana Feeney Producer
Chrisann Verges Producer

Editors

Curtiss Clayton, Lee Percy

2007 Golden Globe Best Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
2007 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
2007 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
2006 Emmy Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special Nominated
2006 Emmy Outstanding Cinematography for a Miniseries or Movie Nominated
2006 Emmy Outstanding Costumes for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special Nominated
2006 Emmy Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special Nominated
2006 Emmy Outstanding Hairstyling for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special Nominated
2006 Emmy Outstanding Makeup for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (Non-Prosthetic) Nominated
2006 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Nominated
2006 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie Nominated
2006 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie Nominated
2006 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie Nominated
2006 Emmy Outstanding Made for Television Movie Nominated
2006 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special Nominated
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