Tender Mercies

Closed Capationed Starring: Robert Duvall Director: Bruce Beresford  Rated: PG: Parental Guidance Suggested
Tender Mercies
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: PG
  • Closed captioning available
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 32 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1983
  • Label: Lions Gate
  • NTSC
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 2.0 - English
    • Subtitles - English, French
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Documentary:
      1. Miracles and Mercies – a retrospective documentary on the making of TENDER MERCIES
    • Trailers:
      1. Theatrical Trailer

Performers, Cast and Crew:

Starring
Performer: , &
Directed by
Screenwriting by
Produced by

Memorable Quotes and Dialog:

"Were you really Mac Sledge'"--Country music fan to Mac Sledge (Robert Duvall)
"Yes, ma'am, I guess I was."
  - Mac Sledge

Major Awards:

Academy Awards 1983 - Best Actor: Robert Duvall
Academy Awards 1983 - Best Original Screenplay: Horton Foote

Entertainment Reviews:

New York Times - 03/04/1983
"...Real delicacy and emotional power, both largely attributable to a fine performance by Robert Duvall..."
New York Times - 12/25/1983
Included in The New York Times "10 BEST FILMS OF 1983"
Variety - 12/29/1982
"...An outstanding film....[The] acting is fine down the line..."

Product Description:

The touching American classic about a down-and-out country singer that earned Robert Duvall an Academy Award® for Best Actor – now available from Lionsgate in brand new packaging

Detailed Synopsis:
Academy Award® winner Robert Duvall headlines this touching story of a down-and-out country singer named Mac and the young widow (Tess Harper) he meets in a small Texas town. But as their relationship blossoms, Mac's years of hard living resurface when his music star ex-wife (Betty Buckley) appears bringing his estranged daughter (Ellen Barkin) with her. Will Mac's painful past lead him toward an uncertain future – or will he find a way to move past his sorrow and start a fresh new life'

Product Description:

The touching American classic about a down-and-out country singer that earned Robert Duvall an Academy Award® for Best Actor – now available from Lionsgate in brand new packaging

Detailed Synopsis:
Academy Award® winner Robert Duvall headlines this touching story of a down-and-out country singer named Mac and the young widow (Tess Harper) he meets in a small Texas town. But as their relationship blossoms, Mac's years of hard living resurface when his music star ex-wife (Betty Buckley) appears bringing his estranged daughter (Ellen Barkin) with her. Will Mac's painful past lead him toward an uncertain future – or will he find a way to move past his sorrow and start a fresh new life'

Plot Synopsis:

In this movingly atmospheric film, a washed-up country singer remarries and attempts to start a new life for himself. Despite his battles with depression and alcohol, his new wife and son stand by him and help him turn it all around.

Plot Keywords:

Character Study | Country Music | Essential Cinema | Recommended | Self-Discovery | Substance Abuse | Tear Jerker | Theatrical Release

Production Notes:

  • Shot in Waxahachie, Texas.
  • Robert Duvall wrote and sang his own songs for his Oscar-winning performance in TENDER MERCIES.

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Customer Rating: Rating 4.6
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  • Sales Rank: 15,664
  • UPC: 012236103738
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