1977 was one hell of a year for Herbert Ross who had his other film - The Goodbye Girl - also nominated for best picture. The Turning Point is beautiful to look and listen to. The cast is wonderful and performances are top-notch. Nonetheless, time has not been kind to this film. One of the more forgettable Best Picture nominees from the 70s, I'm very happy that this didn't win - in fact - it didn't win any Oscars.