GenreDrama Music directorDaniel Licht CountryUnited States
Release dateApril 5, 1998 WriterAnn Patchett (novel), Lynn Roth (teleplay) CastDana Delany (Rose Cleardon Abbott), Ellen Burstyn (June Clatterbuck), Clancy Brown (Son), Maggie Gyllenhaal (Lorraine Thomas), Sada Thompson (Sister Evangeline), Jill Gascoine (Mother Corrine) Similar moviesDana Delany appears in The Patron Saint of Liars and A Time to Remember
TaglineOn the run from the past, she found herself
The Patron Saint of Liars is a 1998 drama television film based on the novel of the same name by Ann Patchett. It tells the story of Rose Abbot, a young woman who abandons her life in California with her husband after finding out she is pregnant. She chooses a home for unwed mothers in Kentucky as her escape, hoping to give her child up for adoption and start over. The film stars Dana Delany, Ellen Burstyn and Clancy Brown. It premiered on April 5, 1998, on CBS.