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214 Ratings

Bound for Glory

Directed by Hal Ashby
United States, 1976
Drama, Biography, Music


This film is an excellent biography of Woody Guthrie, one of America’s greatest folk singers. He left his dust-devastated Texas home in the 1930s to find work, and discovered the suffering and strength of America’s working class.

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Bound for Glory Directed by Hal Ashby

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1977 | 2 wins including: Best Cinematography

1977 | 4 nominations including: Best Picture

National Board of Review

1976 | Winner: Best Actor

Writers Guild of America

1977 | Nominee: Best Drama Adapted from Another Medium (Screen)

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