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On Golden Pond

1981

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  • In On Golden Pond, Fonda and Hepburn feel more like familiar objects strategically placed in the same room than a genuine couple who have been living together for long-suffering decades, but the power of their iconic movie-star status and the poignant doubling of Norman Thayer/Henry Fonda’s coming to terms with his ailing health (Fonda died soon after, in mid 1982) ensures that the film is hardly negligible.