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Tender Mercies


Robert Duvall, Tess Harper, Betty Buckley, Wilford Brimley View All


Bruce Beresford (Director), Horton Foote (Screenplay) View All

Release: Apr. 2nd, 1983
Runtime: 1 hour, 32 minutes
Alchoholic former country singer Mac Sledge makes friends with a young widow and her son. The friendship enables him to find inspiration to resume his career.
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To this end, Tender Mercies had a lot riding on it as the film where Duvall finally ended up winning a Best Actor Oscar; after all, this could be one of those films where the lead performance is the only truly worthwhile reason to watch it or might even be a sympathy vote for a film that borders on ....


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