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Running time
118 min.
United States United States
Alvin Sargent (Autobiography: Lillian Hellman)
Georges Delerue
Douglas Slocombe
20th Century Fox
Drama | Based On A True Story. 1930s. Friendship. Literature. Nazism
Synopsis / Plot
The story of a friendship between two women and their anti-Nazi efforts during World War II. Though purportedly a true story about Lillian Hellman, her involvement was proved to be untrue by the actual Julia after the film came out. Still great. Streep's debut. Academy Award Nominations: 11, including Best Picture, Best Director. Academy Awards: Best (Adapted) Screenplay, Best Supporting Actress--Vanessa Redgrave, Best Supporting Actor--Jason Robards.
1977: 3 Academy Awards: including Best Adapted Screenplay. 11 Nominations
1978: 4 BAFTA Awards: Best Movie, Actress (Fonda), Screenplay & Cinematography. 10 Nom.
1978: César Awards: Nominated Best Foreign Film
1977: 2 Golden Globes: Best Actress (Fonda) and Supp. Actress (Redgrave). 7 Nominations
1977: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Supporting Actor (Maximilian Schell). 2 Nominations
1977: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Supp. Actor, Supp. Actres & Cinematography
1977: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
1977: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Best Adapted Drama Screenplay
1977: David di Donatello Awards: Best Foreign Actress (Jane Fonda)
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