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Tender Mercies
(1983)

Country: USA

Genre: Drama

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Synopsis

Alchoholic former country singer Mac Sledge makes friends with a young widow and her son. The friendship enables him to find inspiration to resume his career. Rosa Lee the young widow who owns the rural Texas motel where he has ended up, allows him to work off his board. As the months pass, the singer develops a bond with Rosa and her young son, experiencing the healing effects of this deeply religious woman's compassion.

Notes

  • Academy Awards: Robert Duvall won for Best Actor. Horton Foote won for best screenplay. Nominations included: Best Picture and Best Director (Bruce Beresford).
  • Young Artist Awards: Allan Hubbard (nominated as Best Young Supporting Actor).

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Cast

  • Robert Duvall
  • Tess Harper
  • Allan Hubbard
    (Sonny)
  • Betty Buckley
  • Wilford Brimley
  • Ellen Barkin

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Not the best or worst movie. Worth seeing once.

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Allen was great, as far as I know, he only appeared in this one movie. :(

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