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The Green Mile

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Original title
The Green Mile
Running time
180 min.
United States United States
Frank Darabont (Novel: Stephen King)
Thomas Newman
David Tattersall
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Warner Bros. / Castle Rock Entertainment
Drama. Fantasy | Prison Drama. Supernatural. 1930s
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Stephen King Adaptations
Synopsis / Plot
In a US retirement home in the present, elderly Paul Edgecomb reminisces to his friend Elaine. Flashbacks reveal events in 1935: Edgecomb is a death-row warder in a southern state prison. He takes custody of John Coffey, convicted of murdering two little girls. Another warder, Percy Wetmore, who treats the prisoners sadistically but is protected by powerful allies, asks to take part in the next execution. One day, Coffey calls over Edgecomb, who is afflicted by a urinary complaint, and heals him by touch...
1999: Oscar: 4 Nominations for Supp. Actor, Adapted Screenplay, Sound, Movie
1999: Golden Globe: Nominated for Best Supp. Actor (Duncan)
1999: Satellite Awards: Nominated for Best Supporting Actor (Doug Hutchison)
1999: Critics' Choice Awards: Screenplay Adapt., & Supp. Actor (Duncan). 3 Nominations
1999: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
1999: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): 2 Nom. inc. Best Performance by Cast in a Motion Picture
1999: Chicago Film Critics Awards: 2 Nom., incl. Best Supporting Actor (Duncan)
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