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357 Ratings

Coal Miner's Daughter

Directed by Michael Apted
United States, 1980
Drama, Biography, Music


Loretta Lynn was one of the first female superstars in country music and remains a defining presence within the genre; with her strong, clear, hard-country voice and tough, no-nonsense songs.

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Coal Miner's Daughter Directed by Michael Apted

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1981 | Winner: Best Actress in a Leading Role

1981 | 6 nominations including: Best Picture

National Board of Review

1980 | 2 wins including: Best Actress

BAFTA Awards

1982 | 2 nominations including: Best Actress

Directors Guild of America

1981 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

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