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3.8
117 Ratings

The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds

Directed by Paul Newman
United States, 1972
Drama

Synopsis

To escape the boredom of her sad existence, Beatrice Hunsdorfer goes through the small the ads and lonely hearts every day. She spends most of her time locked away at home, chain smoking cigarettes. Her father is dead; her son was killed in Korea; her husband left her.

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The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds Directed by Paul Newman

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1973 | Winner: Best Actress

National Board of Review

1972 | Winner: Top Ten Films

Golden Globes (USA)

1973 | Nominee: Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama

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