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3.5
111 Ratings

The Whales of August

Directed by Lindsay Anderson
United States, 1987
Drama

Synopsis

The Whales of August is based on a play by David Berry and stars Bette Davis and Lillian Gish as elderly sisters. Also in the cast were Ann Sothern as one of their friends, and Vincent Price as a peripheral member of the former Russian aristocracy.

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The Whales of August Directed by Lindsay Anderson

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1988 | Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Independent Spirit Awards

1988 | 3 nominations including: Best Female Lead

National Board of Review

1987 | Winner: Best Actress

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