AFI's Night at the Movies
AFI's Night at the Movies
TERMS OF ENDEARMENT
Presented by SHIRLEY MACLAINE
Paramount, 1983
PRINCIPAL CAST Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger, Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, Jeff Daniels
DIRECTOR James L. Brooks
PRODUCER James L. Brooks
SCREENWRITER James L. Brooks
TERMS OF ENDEARMENT is an emotional tour de force from writer/director/producer James L. Brooks. Featuring Shirley MacLaine as the controlling matriarch of a family struggling to put together the pieces of its dysfunctional and codependent relationships, it is a human examination of the love-hate relationships that often define us – and a bittersweet look at the familial ties that bind.

AFI HONORS for TERMS OF ENDEARMENT

Shirley MacLaine is the recipient of the 2012 AFI Life Achievement Award.