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125 Ratings

Passion Fish

Directed by John Sayles
United States, 1992


After becoming a paraplegic in an accident, a soap opera star (Mary McDonnell) returns to her home in Louisiana. The story focuses on the relationship between the actress and her nurse (Alfre Woodard).

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Passion Fish Directed by John Sayles

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1993 | 2 nominations including: Best Actress in a Leading Role

Independent Spirit Awards

1993 | Winner: Best Supporting Female

1993 | Nominee: Best Supporting Male

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