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3.5
47 Ratings

Shy People

Directed by Andrei Konchalovsky
United States, 1987
Drama

Synopsis

A New York journalist visits her distant cousin for the first time to write an article about her hard life in the bayous of Louisiana. The journalist’s wild, drug-addicted daughter adds tensions between the two relatives’ cultures.

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Shy People Directed by Andrei Konchalovsky

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1987 | Winner: Best Actress

Independent Spirit Awards

1988 | Nominee: Best Supporting Female

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

1989 | Winner: Best Actress

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