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Shadowlands

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Original title
Shadowlands
Year
Running time
130 min.
Country
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Director
Screenwriter
William Nicholson (Play: William Nicholson)
Music
George Fenton
Cinematography
Roger Pratt
Cast
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Producer
Savoy Pictures / Spelling Films International / Price Entertainment
Genre
Romance. Drama | Romantic Drama. Biography. Disease. Literature
Synopsis / Plot
Based on a true story, C S Lewis (Anthony Hopkins) is a world renowned writer and professor. Unmarried he leads a gentlemans life filled by intellectual pursuits, remaining untouched by any great passion, until he meets Joy Gresham (Debra Winger). A feisty, abrasive New York divorcee, Joy's sharp edged no-nonsense attitude takes Lewis by surprise. Slowly he opens his heart to this woman, and their romance shatters the walls of his cloistered world. But life is made up of delicate balances, and Lewis must confront a terrible truth; that a heart awakened to great love is also awakened to great pain.
Awards
1993: 2 Nominations for Oscar: Actress (Debra Winger), Adapted Screenplay
1993: 2 BAFTA Awards: Best British Film and Actor (Hopkins). 6 Nominations
1993: National Board of Review: Best Actor (Anthony Hopkins)
1993: New York Film Critics Circle: Nominated for Best Actor (Hopkins)
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