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19 Ratings

Goodbye, Columbus

Directed by Larry Peerce
United States, 1969
Comedy, Drama, Romance


Based on the writings of acclaimed author Philip Roth, this touching satire examines the boundaries of class, race and religion through the turbulent romance between a poor, Bronx-born librarian and an upper-class Jewish-American princess.

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Goodbye, Columbus Directed by Larry Peerce

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1970 | Nominee: Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium

BAFTA Awards

1970 | 3 nominations including: Best Supporting Actor

Directors Guild of America

1970 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

Writers Guild of America

1970 | Winner: Best Comedy Adapted from Another Medium (Screen)

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