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3.1
55 Ratings

Starting Over

Directed by Alan J. Pakula
United States, 1979
Comedy

Synopsis

Burt Reynolds plays Phil Potter, a man whose wife abandons him, in order to pursue a doomed career as a singer-songwriter. After some difficult time in the dating pool, Phil strikes up an unusual relationship with a nursery school teacher named Marilyn Holmberg.

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Starting Over Directed by Alan J. Pakula

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1980 | 2 nominations including: Best Actress in a Leading Role

Writers Guild of America

1980 | Nominee: Best Comedy Adapted from Another Medium (Screen)

Golden Globes (USA)

1980 | 4 nominations including: Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

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