"Don't let's ask for the moon, We have the stars." (Bette Davis to Paul Henreid)
Academy Awards 1942 -
Best Original Score: Max Steiner
Sight and Sound - 02/01/2006
"NOW, VOYAGER retains its swoony, unconventional romantic lustre..."
Empire - 08/01/2010
"[With] a soaring, heart-swelling score by Max Steiner, Sol Polito's beautiful monochrome cinematography and assured direction from Irving Rapper..."
A shy, sheltered spinster is brought out of her shell by her psychiatrist and falls in love with a handsome, suave man in this tale of romantic tragedy. Academy Award Nominations: 3, including Best Actress--Bette Davis, Best Supporting Actress--Gladys Cooper. Academy Awards: Best Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture.
Tale of an introverted and frightened woman, long crushed by her domineering mother, who visits a psychotherapist to cure her emotional problems. As a result, she undergoes a dramatic transformation, becoming a confident, exciting, and attractive woman. Desperate for the love she has never experienced, she begins a relationship with a married man -- and becomes very attached to his shy, troubled daughter.