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Only When I Laugh

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Original title
Only When I Laugh
Running time
120 min.
United States United States
Neil Simon
David Shire
David M. Walsh
Distributed by Columbia Pictures. Columbia Pictures, Rastar Productions
Comedy. Drama | Alcoholism
Synopsis / Plot
A boozy Broadway actress (Marsha Mason) comes out of a 12-week cure to face the problems of her best friends (James Coco, Joan Hackett) as well as her needy daughter (Kristy McNichol). She tries to balance the terrors of returning to work with the demands of all around her with humor and insight, while staying off the booze.
1981: Oscar: 3 Nom., Actress (Mason), Supp. Actor (Coco), Supp. Actress (Hackett)
1981: Golden Globe: Best Supporting Actress (Joan Hackett). 3 Nominations
1981: Razzie Awards: 2 Nominations, for Worst Supp. Actor (Coco), Original Song
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