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649 Ratings

Wise Blood

Directed by John Huston
United States, West Germany, 1979
Drama, Comedy


In this acclaimed adaptation of the novel by legendary Southern writer Flannery O’Connor, John Huston brings to life a world of vivid, poetic American eccentricity. Brad Dourif, in an impassioned performance, is Hazel Motes, who, fresh out of the army, attempts to open the Church Without Christ.

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Wise Blood Directed by John Huston

Awards & Festivals

San Sebastián International Film Festival

1979 | 2nd place: Best Actor

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1980 | 3rd place: Best Supporting Actress

1980 | Nominee: Best Film

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