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Divorced ex-con Johnny (Al Pacino) becomes a cook at a Manhattan café, where he falls in love with Frankie (Michelle Pfeiffer), a beautiful waitress with a painful past.
1991 | 2 wins including: Best Supporting Actress
1992 | Winner: Best Actress in a Supporting Role
1992 | Nominee: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
1991 | 3rd place: Best Supporting Actress
The inexplicable casting renders this film moot. The roles were originated on stage by Kathy Bates and Kenneth Welsh; the whole point of the play is to uncover the magic between two ordinary people... not two glamorous megastars.
2,5 / good picture of depression