The Burning Bed is both a 1980 non-fiction book by Faith McNulty about battered housewife Francine Hughes, and a 1984 TV-movie adaptation written by Rose Leiman Goldemberg. The plot follows Hughes' trial for the murder of her husband, James Berlin "Mickey" Hughes, following her setting fire to the bed he was sleeping in at their Dansville, Michigan home on March 9, 1977, and thirteen years of physical domestic abuse at his hands.
The Burning Bed is a highly popular Movie. That Movie won Golden Globe Best Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television in 1984, Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television in 1984, Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television in 1984, Emmy (Primetime) Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special in 1985, and Emmy (Primetime) Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie in 1985. This was Robert Greenwald’s 26th Movies in this genre. His most popular Movie was The Burning Bed. The leading actors for that Movie are Farrah Fawcett, Richard Masur, and Paul Le Mat.
Farrah Fawcett was born on 1947-02-02 in Corpus Christi, Texas, and won
8 awards. Golden Globe in 1984.
Richard Masur was born on 1948-11-20 in New York, New York, and won
1 award. Emmy (Primetime) in 1985. You can try similar movies like Without Her Consent, The Brave One, and A Case of Rape.