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2.8
23 Ratings

Madame Sousatzka

Directed by John Schlesinger
United Kingdom, 1988
Drama

Synopsis

John Schlesinger’s adaptation of Bernice Rubens’ novel Madame Sousatzka explores relationship between a demanding piano teacher (Shirley MacLaine) and her student, an Indian prodigy (Navin Chowdhry).

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Madame Sousatzka Directed by John Schlesinger

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1988 | Winner: Best Actress (Volpi Cup)

BAFTA Awards

1990 | Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Golden Globes (USA)

1989 | Winner: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama

1989 | Nominee: Best Original Score - Motion Picture