Anatomy of an Illness (1984)
Starring: Ed Asner
Plot: Ed Asner, as Saturday Review editor Norman Cousins becomes sticken with a progressive spinal illness in 1964. Possessed of an indomitable spirit, he refuses to submit to the seemingly inevitable limitations of his illness. Supported by his keen humor, and a loving and compassionate wife, he is determined to prevail. The film is based on Cousin's heartwarming autobiography.