3.5
16 Ratings

The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne

Directed by Jack Clayton
United Kingdom, 1987

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Synopsis

Maggie Smith stars as self-effacing spinster Judith Hearne in this emotional drama set in 1950s Dublin. Harboring a secret yearning for her boardinghouse neighbor James the modest piano teacher is pleasantly surprised to find her affection returned.

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The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne
Directed by Jack Clayton

Awards & Festivals

BAFTA Awards

1989 | Winner: Best Actress

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1987 | 3rd place: Best Actress

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