Tender Mercies (1983)
Robert Duvall won an Academy Award for his brilliant performance as a down-and-out country singer who is weaned off the bottle and finds happiness while staying with a widow and her young son. Director Bruce Beresford's poignant character study also stars Tess Harper, Wilford Brimley, Ellen Barkin, Betty Buckley. 92 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English, French; documentary; theatrical trailer.
Academy Award ®
Winner: Best Actor (Robert Duvall), Best Original Screenplay
Nominee: Best Picture, Best Director (Bruce Beresford), Best Song ("Over You")
- Bruce Beresford
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Robert Duvall, Tess Harper, Ellen Barkin, Allan Hubbard, Betty Buckley, Wilford Brimley, Michael Crabtree, Lenny von Dohlen, Stephen Funchess, James Aaron, Rick Murray, Paul Gleason, Norman Bennett, Jerry Biggs, Eli Cummins, Tony Frank, Berkley H. Garrett, Helena Humann, Barbara Jones, Jerry Jones, Harlan Jordan, Ray LePere