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142 Ratings


Directed by Miloš Forman
United States, 1981
Drama, History


A young black pianist becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper-class white family set among the racial tensions, infidelity, violence, and other nostalgic events in early 1900s New York City. Based on the novel by E.L. Doctorow.

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Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1982 | 8 nominations including: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

BAFTA Awards

1983 | Nominee: Best Original Song

Writers Guild of America

1982 | Nominee: Best Drama Adapted from Another Medium (Screen)

Golden Globes (USA)

1982 | 6 nominations including: Best Motion Picture - Drama

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