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Mighty Aphrodite

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Original title
Mighty Aphrodite
Running time
95 min.
United States United States
Woody Allen
Dick Hyman
Carlo Di Palma
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Miramax / Magnolia Pictures / Sweetland Films
Comedy. Romance | Prostitution
Synopsis / Plot
In New York, Amanda (Helena Bonham Carter) convinces his husband Lenny (Woody Allen) to adopt a child. Years later, after he proves to be extremely intelligent, the adoptive father sets out to find the biological mother who, he believes, must be a genius. Instead, he finds a young woman who is a prostitute (Mira Sorvino) with a scarred past and a very good heart.
1995: Oscar: Best Supporting Actress (Mira Sorvino). 2 Nominations
1995: Golden Globe: Best Supporting Actress (Mira Sorvino)
1995: Nominated for BAFTA Awards: Best Supporting Actress (Mira Sorvino)
1995: National Board of Review: Best Supporting Actress (Mira Sorvino)
1995: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Supporting Actress (Mira Sorvino)
1995: Critics' Choice Awards: Best Supporting Actress (Mira Sorvino)
1995: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Original Screenplay
1995: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): Nominated for Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Sorvino)
1995: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Nominated for Best Supp. Actress (Mira Sorvino)
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