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3.7
293 Ratings

The Day of the Locust

Directed by John Schlesinger
United States, 1975
Drama, Thriller

Synopsis

An art director in the 1930’s falls in love and attempts to make a young woman an actress despite Hollywood who wants nothing to do with her because of her problems with an estranged man and her alcoholic father.

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The Day of the Locust Directed by John Schlesinger

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1976 | 2 nominations including: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

National Board of Review

1975 | Winner: Top Ten Films

BAFTA Awards

1976 | Winner: Best Costume Design

1976 | 2 nominations including: Best Art Direction

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