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2.8
17 Ratings

The Burning Bed

Directed by Robert Greenwald
United States, 1984
Drama, TV Movie

Synopsis

The critically-acclaimed made-for-TV drama, based on a true story, stars Farrah Fawcett as an abused wife driven by husband Paul Le Mat’s cruelty to take a desperate step to save herself and her children. Powerful look at a nationwide concern also stars Richard Masur.

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The Burning Bed Directed by Robert Greenwald

Awards & Festivals

Directors Guild of America

1985 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Specials

Writers Guild of America

1986 | Winner: Adapted Drama Anthology (Television)

Golden Globes (USA)

1985 | Winner: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television

1985 | 2 nominations including: Best Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television