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Swing Shift

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Original title
Swing Shift
Year
Running time
100 min.
Country
United States United States
Director
Screenwriter
Nancy Dowd, Bo Goldman, Nancy Dowd, Ron Nyswaner
Music
Patrick Williams
Cinematography
Tak Fujimoto
Cast
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Producer
Warner Bros.
Genre
Comedy | II World War
Synopsis / Plot
In 1941 America Kay and her husband are happy enough until he enlists after Pearl Harbor. Against his wishes, his wife takes a job at the local aircraft plant where she meets Hazel, the singer from across the way to whom she hadn't previously been all that nice. The two soon become firm friends and with the other girls become increasingly expert workers able to ride the jibes of the male workforce. As the war drags on Kay finally goes on a date with her trumpet playing foreman and life inevitably starts to get complicated.
Awards
1984: Nominated for Oscar: Best Supporting Actress (Christine Lahti)
1984: Golden Globes: Nominated for Best Supp. Actress (Christine Lahti)
1984: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Supporting Actress (Christine Lahti)
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