Cinderella Liberty
First screened in April 2010
Director: Mark Rydell. Cast: James Caan, Marsha Mason, Kirk Calloway, Eli Wallach, Burt Young, Bruno Kirby, Allyn Ann McLerie, Fred Sadoff, Jon Korkes, Dabney Coleman, Sally Kirkland. Screenplay: Darryl Ponicsan (based on his novel).

Twitter Capsule: Caan, Mason keep character study afloat but script isn't fully their friend. Zsigmond shoots it very Zsigmondly.

VOR:   Most folks who watch it today are scoping out Mason's Oscar nomination; they'll be surprised by how much it departs from her other cited roles. Avoids digging further into richest material.

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Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C

Academy Award Nominations:
Best Actress: Marsha Mason
Best Original Score (Drama): John Williams
Best Original Song: "Nice To Be Around"

Golden Globe Nominations and Winners:
Best Picture (Drama)
Best Actress (Drama): Marsha Mason
Best Screenplay: Darryl Ponicsan
Best Original Score: John Williams
Most Promising Newcomer (Male): Kirk Calloway

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