Tender mercies

An alcoholic drifter comes into the life of a lonely widow and her young son in the barren flatlands of Texas. But when Mac is revealed to be a once-famous country singer, he must confront a painful past that includes his bitter superstar ex-wife.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Dreyfus, George (Composer)
Corporate Author: Lions Gate Films (Santa Monica, Calif.)
Other Authors: Foote, Horton (Screenwriter), Duvall, Robert (Actor), Harper, Tess (Actor), Hubbard, Al (Actor), Buckley, Betty (Actor), Barkin, Ellen, 1954- (Actor), Brimley, Wilford, 1934- (Actor), Boyd, Russell, 1944- (Cinematographer), Anderson, William, 1948- (Film editor)
Language:English
French
Edition:Widescreen edition.
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Summary:An alcoholic drifter comes into the life of a lonely widow and her young son in the barren flatlands of Texas. But when Mac is revealed to be a once-famous country singer, he must confront a painful past that includes his bitter superstar ex-wife.
Item Description:Motion picture.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1983.
Physical Description:1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Format:DVD format ; NTSC ; Dolby digital monaural audio ; widescreen (16x9).
Audience:Rating: PG.
Closed-captioned.
Awards:Academy Awards for best actor (Robert Duvall) and best screenplay, 1983
Production Credits:Producer, Philip S. Hobel ; director, Bruce Beresford ; director of photography, Russell Boyd ; editor, William Anderson ; music, George Dreyfus ; writer, Horton Foote.
Published: Santa Monica, Calif. : Lions Gate Films, Inc., ©1983, ℗2009.
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