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67 Ratings

SHIRLEY VALENTINE

Directed by Lewis Gilbert
United Kingdom, United States, 1989
Romance, Comedy, Drama

Synopsis

Shirley’s a middle-aged Liverpool housewife, who finds herself talking to the wall while she prepares her husband’s chip’n’egg, wondering what happened to her life. She compares scenes in her current life with what she used to be like and feels she’s stagnated and in a rut.

Synopsis

Shirley’s a middle-aged Liverpool housewife, who finds herself talking to the wall while she prepares her husband’s chip’n’egg, wondering what happened to her life. She compares scenes in her current life with what she used to be like and feels she’s stagnated and in a rut.

Shirley ValentineDirected byLewis Gilbert

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Awards & Festivals

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Academy Awards
1990 | 2 nominations including: Best Actress in a Leading Role
BAFTA Awards
1990 | Winner: Best Actress
1990 | 2 nominations including: Best Screenplay - Adapted
Golden Globes (USA)
1990 | 3 nominations including: Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

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