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THE SUGARLAND EXPRESS

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Directed by Steven Spielberg
United States, 1974
Adventure, Crime, Drama

Synopsis

Down-home gal Lou Jean busts her incarcerated husband Clovis out of prison with a plan to retrieve their young son from foster care—a plan that involves the kidnapping of a police officer. With a fleet of cars full of cops armed to the teeth, and reporters on their heels, they set out across Texas.

Synopsis

Down-home gal Lou Jean busts her incarcerated husband Clovis out of prison with a plan to retrieve their young son from foster care—a plan that involves the kidnapping of a police officer. With a fleet of cars full of cops armed to the teeth, and reporters on their heels, they set out across Texas.

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The Sugarland ExpressDirected bySteven Spielberg

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
1974 | Winner: Best Screenplay
Writers Guild of America
1975 | Nominee: Best Comedy Written Directly for the Screen (Screen)

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