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The Country Girl

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Original title
The Country Girl
Running time
104 min.
United States United States
George Seaton (Play: Clifford Odets)
Victor Young
John F. Warren (B&W)
Paramount Pictures
Drama | Alcoholism. Stage Play
Synopsis / Plot
Washed up singer/actor Frank Elgin has a chance to make a come-back when director Bernie Dodd offers him the leading role in his new musical. Frank however is very insecure, turns to alcohol and shuns even the smallest of responsibilities, leaving everything up to his wife Georgie who finds it harder and harder to cope with her husband's lack of spirit. Bernie tries to help Frank regain his self-confidence, believing that it is Georgie who's the cause of his insecurity.
1954: 2 Academy Awards: Best Actress (Grace Kelly), Screenplay. 7 Nominations
1954: Golden Globes: Best Actress - Drama (Grace Kelly)
1954: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Actress (Grace Kelly). 3 Nominations
1954: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
1954: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Drama Screenplay
1954: National Board of Review: Top 10 Best Films, Actor (Crosby) and Actress
1955: Cannes: Nominated for Palme d'Or (Best Film)
1955: BAFTA Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Actress (Grace Kelly)
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