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Terms of Endearment

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Original title
Terms of Endearment
Running time
130 min.
United States United States
James L. Brooks (Novel: Larry McMurtry)
Michael Gore
Andrzej Bartkowiak
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Paramount Pictures
Drama. Comedy | Family Relationships. Melodrama. Comedy-Drama. Disease
Movie Groups
Larry McMurtry Adaptations
Synopsis / Plot
An account of the complex and difficult relationship between a mother (Shirley MacLaine) and a daughter (Debra Winger) as they face life's challenges over three decades.
1983: 5 Academy Awards: Movie, Director, Actress (MacLaine), Supporting Actor (Nicholson), Adapted Screenplay
1983: 4 Golden Globes, including Best Movie - Drama. 6 nominations
1983: National Board of Review: Best Film (ex-aequo)
1983: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Film, Best Actress, Best Supp. Actor (Nicholson)
1983: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Best Director
1983: David di Donatello Awards: Best Foreign Actress (Shirley MacLaine)
1983: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Best Adapted Comedy Screenplay
1984: BAFTA Awards: Nominated for Best Actress (Shirley MacLaine)
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