Taglines: Losers aren’t born, they’re made.
Tommy Wilhelm (Robin Williams) is a salesman. An honest, hard-working guy who has lost his job, his girlfriend, and left part of his sanity behind as he heads to New York to pick up the pieces of his life. He’s always been able to sell, but caught in a downward spiral, he must, in addition, face the father who never really understood him, while trying to balance his newly precarious existence.
Seize the Day is a 1986 drama film directed by Fielder Cook. It stars Robin Williams, Richard B. Shull, David Bickford, Glenne Headly, Stephen Strimpell, Katherine Borowitz, Jerry Stiller, Jayne Heller and Joseph Wiseman. It is based on the novel of the same name by Saul Bellow.
Seize the Day (1986)
Directed by: Fielder Cook
Starring: Robin Williams, Richard B. Shull, David Bickford, Glenne Headly, Stephen Strimpell, Katherine Borowitz, Jerry Stiller, Jayne Heller, Joseph Wiseman
Screenplay by: Ronald Ribman
Production Design by: John Robert Lloyd
Cinematography by: Eric Van Haren Noman
Film Editing by: Sidney Katz
Costume Design by: Peggy Farrell
Set Decoration by: John Lawless
Music by: Elizabeth Swados
Distributed by: HBO
Release Date: May 11, 1986