An Unmarried Woman
First screened in September 2005
Director: Paul Mazursky. Cast: Jill Clayburgh, Michael Murphy, Alan Bates, Lisa Lucas, Kelly Bishop, Linda Miller, Pat Quinn, Penelope Russianoff, Daniel Seltzer, Andrew Duncan, Matthew Arkin, Paul Mazursky. Screenplay: Paul Mazursky.

Twitter Capsule: Alan Bates terrific; too bad that's the lead reaction? At times too vague or too expected. At times just right.

VOR:   I have qualms about execution but this has remained a touchstone for studio-based responses to feminism. Culturally privileged.

Photo © 1978 20th Century Fox

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B–

Academy Award Nominations:
Best Picture
Best Actress: Jill Clayburgh
Best Original Screenplay: Paul Mazursky

Golden Globe Nominations:
Best Picture (Drama)
Best Director: Paul Mazursky
Best Actress (Drama): Jill Clayburgh
Best Original Screenplay: Paul Mazursky
Best Original Score: Bill Conti

Other Awards:
Cannes Film Festival: Best Actress (Clayburgh; tie)
New York Film Critics Circle: Best Screenplay
Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Screenplay
National Society of Film Critics: Best Screenplay

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