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The World According to Garp

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Original title
The World According to Garp
Year
Running time
136 min.
Country
United States United States
Director
Screenwriter
Steve Teisch (Novel: John Irving)
Music
David Shire
Cinematography
Miroslav Ondricek
Cast
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Producer
Warner Bros.
Genre
Comedy. Drama | Comedy-Drama. Feminism
Movie Groups
John Irving Adaptations
New
Synopsis / Plot
Based on the John Irving novel, this film chronicles the life of T. S. Garp, and his mother, Jenny. Whilst Garp sees himself as a "serious" writer, Jenny writes a feminist manifesto at an opportune time, and finds herself as a magnet for all manner of distressed women.
Awards
1982: 2 Nominations for Oscar: Best Supporting Actress (Glenn Close), Supporting Actor (John Lithgow)
1982: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Supporting Actor (John Lithgow). 2 Nominations
1982: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Adapted Drama Screenplay
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