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THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL

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Directed by Peter Masterson
United States, 1985
Drama

Synopsis

No longer able to drive and forbidden to travel alone, Carrie Watts is trapped in an apartment in 1940’s Houston, Texas with a controlling daughter-in-law and a hen-pecked son. She plans her escape to her idealised Bountiful, the small Texas town of her youth which she still refers to as “home.”

Synopsis

No longer able to drive and forbidden to travel alone, Carrie Watts is trapped in an apartment in 1940’s Houston, Texas with a controlling daughter-in-law and a hen-pecked son. She plans her escape to her idealised Bountiful, the small Texas town of her youth which she still refers to as “home.”

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The Trip to BountifulDirected byPeter Masterson

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Awards & Festivals

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Academy Awards
1986 | Winner: Best Actress in a Leading Role
1986 | Nominee: Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Independent Spirit Awards
1986 | 2 wins including: Best Female Lead
1986 | 2 nominations including: Best Feature
National Board of Review
1985 | Nominee: Top Ten Films
Writers Guild of America
1986 | Nominee: Best Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium (Screen)

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