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Five Easy Pieces

Directed by Bob Rafelson
United States, 1970
Drama

Synopsis

Nicholson plays the now iconic cad Bobby Dupea, a shiftless thirtysomething oil rigger and former piano prodigy immune to any sense of romantic or familial responsibility, who returns to his childhood home to see his ailing estranged father, with his blue-collar girlfriend (Karen Black) in tow.

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Five Easy Pieces Directed by Bob Rafelson

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1971 | 4 nominations including: Best Picture

National Board of Review

1971 | 2 wins including: Best Supporting Actress

Directors Guild of America

1971 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

Writers Guild of America

1971 | Nominee: Best Drama Written Directly for the Screen (Screen)

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