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3.3
258 Ratings

The World According to Garp

Directed by George Roy Hill
United States, 1982
Drama

Synopsis

Based on the John Irving novel, this film chronicles the life of T S Garp, and his mother, Jenny. Whilst Garp sees himself as a “serious” writer, Jenny writes a feminist manifesto at an opportune time, and finds herself as a magnet for all manner of distressed women.

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The World According to Garp Directed by George Roy Hill

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1983 | 2 nominations including: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

National Board of Review

1982 | 2 wins including: Best Supporting Actress

Writers Guild of America

1983 | Nominee: Best Drama Adapted from Another Medium (Screen)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1982 | Winner: Best Supporting Actor

1982 | 2nd place: Best Supporting Actress

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