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74 Ratings

The Sandpiper

Directed by Vincente Minnelli
United Kingdom, 1965
Drama, Romance


On and off screen couple Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton team up again in this counterculture classic, based in libertine author Henry Miller’s abode of Big Sur, California. Taylor plays a free-spirited artist who resists authority, and Burton is a priest/instructor at a local private school.

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The Sandpiper Directed by Vincente Minnelli

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1966 | Winner: Best Music, Original Song

Golden Globes (USA)

1966 | 2 nominations including: Best Original Song

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