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Sounder

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Directed by Martin Ritt
United States, 1972
Drama

Synopsis

Martin Ritt’s big-screen adaptation of William H. Armstrong’s Newberry Award winning novel Sounder stars Cicely Tyson, Paul Winfield, and Kevin Hooks as a black family struggling through life in depression-era Louisiana.

Synopsis

Martin Ritt’s big-screen adaptation of William H. Armstrong’s Newberry Award winning novel Sounder stars Cicely Tyson, Paul Winfield, and Kevin Hooks as a black family struggling through life in depression-era Louisiana.

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SounderDirected byMartin Ritt

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Awards & Festivals

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Academy Awards
1973 | 4 nominations including: Best Picture
National Board of Review
1972 | 2 wins including: Best Actress
BAFTA Awards
1974 | 2 nominations including: Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music
Directors Guild of America
1973 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

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