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86 Ratings

Places in the Heart

Directed by Robert Benton
United States, 1984


In 1930’s Southern US, a widow and her family try to run their cotton farm with the help of a disparate group of friends.

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Places in the Heart Directed by Robert Benton

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1985 | 3 wins including: Best Director

Academy Awards

1985 | 2 wins including: Best Actress in a Leading Role

1985 | 5 nominations including: Best Picture

Toronto International Film Festival

1984 | Winner: People's Choice Award

National Board of Review

1984 | 2 wins including: Best Supporting Actor

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