The Paper Chase
- Original title
The Paper Chase
- Running time
- 111 min.
- United States
James Bridges (Novel: John Jay Osborn Jr.)
20th Century Fox
Drama | Schools & University
- Synopsis / Plot
- "You have to choose between the girl you love and the diploma you've worked for all your life. You have 30 seconds".. Hart is a confused first year law student at Harvard. He is trying to survive the year under his strictest professer, the legendary Kingsfield. With the help of some of his classmates in his study group, Hart becomes one of the smartest students in his class. His reputation with Kingsfield is diminished, however, when he finds out the girl he has been seeing is Kingfields daughter. Will Hart perform to the best of his ability with Kingsfield watching his every move?
: Oscar: Best Supporting Actor (John Houseman). 3 Nominations
: Golden Globes: Best Supporting Actor (Josephine Hull)
: New York Film Critics Circle: Nominated for Best Supporting Actor (Houseman)
: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Adapted Drama Screenplay
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