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2,872 Ratings


Directed by Robert Altman
United States, 1975
Drama, Musical


Considered to be one of Altman’s most accomplished feature, this explores the intersecting lives of various people connected to the music business in Nashville. Their stories tie together with a dramatic climax.

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Nashville Directed by Robert Altman

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1976 | Winner: Best Music, Original Song

1976 | 4 nominations including: Best Picture

National Board of Review

1975 | 4 wins including: Best Film

BAFTA Awards

1976 | Winner: Best Sound Track

1976 | 4 nominations including: Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles

There is a sense in which Nashville represented a last bit of Sixties utopianism — the idea that a bunch of talented people might just hang out together in a colorful environment and, almost spontaneously, generate a movie.
August 07, 2019
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Most epics are merely crowded; Nashville is multifarious. [It’s a] deft societal cross-section, a carousel of studies in musical performance, a caustic satire of show business and politics, a reckless formal gambit, and the biggest canvas Altman ever painted on.
April 05, 2017
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In Nashville, the background is just as important as the foreground, and this diffusion of focus allows Altman and his collaborators to build a whole world out of minuscule interactions. As its bits and pieces accumulate, Nashville bustles like a Brueghel cityscape.
June 09, 2015
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