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495 Ratings

Lone Star

Directed by John Sayles
United States, 1996
Crime, Mystery


When the skeleton of his murdered predecessor is found, Sheriff Sam Deeds (Chris Cooper) unearths many other long-buried secrets in his Texas border town in this Texas noir from John Sayles.

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Lone Star Directed by John Sayles

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1996 | Directors' Fortnight

Academy Awards

1997 | Nominee: Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

Independent Spirit Awards

1997 | Winner: Best Supporting Female

1997 | 3 nominations including: Best Feature

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