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The Buddy Holly Story

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Directed by Steve Rash
United States, 1978
Drama, Biography, Music

Synopsis

From the time he was a high-school student in Lubbock, Texas until his tragic death at age 22 in 1959, Buddy Holly ignored the condemnation by townspeople and his conservative relatives and dedicated his life to rock ’n roll.

Synopsis

From the time he was a high-school student in Lubbock, Texas until his tragic death at age 22 in 1959, Buddy Holly ignored the condemnation by townspeople and his conservative relatives and dedicated his life to rock ’n roll.

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The Buddy Holly StoryDirected bySteve Rash

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Awards & Festivals

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Academy Awards
1979 | Winner: Best Music, Original Song Score and Its Adaptation or Best Adaptation Score
1979 | 2 nominations including: Best Actor in a Leading Role
BAFTA Awards
1980 | Winner: Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Role
Golden Globes (USA)
1979 | Nominee: Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
New York Film Critics Circle Awards
1978 | 2nd place: Best Actor

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