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22 Ratings

The Happy Ending

Directed by Richard Brooks
United States, 1969


The triumphs and failures of middle age as seen through the eyes of runaway American housewife Mary Wilson, a woman who believes that ultimate reality exists above and beyond the routine procedures of conscious, uninspired, everyday life.

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The Happy Ending Directed by Richard Brooks

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1970 | 2 nominations including: Best Actress in a Leading Role

Golden Globes (USA)

1970 | 3 nominations including: Best Actress - Drama

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