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The Great Santini

Directed by Lewis John Carlino
United States, 1979
Drama

Synopsis

As he approaches manhood, Ben Meechum struggles to win the approval of his demanding alpha male father, an aggressively competitive, but frustrated marine pilot.

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The Great Santini
Directed by Lewis John Carlino

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1981 | 2 nominations including: Best Actor in a Leading Role

National Board of Review

1980 | Winner: Top Ten Films

Writers Guild of America

1981 | Nominee: Best Drama Adapted from Another Medium (Screen)

Golden Globes (USA)

1981 | Nominee: New Star of the Year in a Motion Picture - Male

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