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23 Ratings

One Potato, Two Potato

Directed by Larry Peerce
United States, 1964


When her ex-husband sues for custody of her child, a white divorcée argues that a mixed household is an improper place to raise the girl, the new husband fights for his parental rights in court, fighting against a judge who represents the prejudices of the era.

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One Potato, Two Potato Directed by Larry Peerce

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1964 | Winner: Best Actress

Academy Awards

1965 | Nominee: Best Writing, Story and Screenplay - Written Directly for the Screen

Writers Guild of America

1965 | Nominee: Best Written American Drama (Screen)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1964 | 3rd place: Best Actress

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