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3.6
5 Ratings

Desperate Characters

Directed by Frank D. Gilroy
United States, 1971
Drama

Synopsis

A childless middle-aged couple — freelance book translator Sophie Bentwood and her lawyer husband, Otto — face the deterioration of their Brooklyn neighborhood and the parallel corrosion of their marriage in this compelling drama.

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Desperate Characters Directed by Frank D. Gilroy

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1971 | 3 wins including: Best Actress (Silver Berlin Bear)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1971 | 3rd place: Best Actress