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The Whales of August

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Directed by Lindsay Anderson
United States, 1987
Drama

Synopsis

The Whales of August is based on a play by David Berry and stars Bette Davis and Lillian Gish as elderly sisters. Also in the cast were Ann Sothern as one of their friends, and Vincent Price as a peripheral member of the former Russian aristocracy.

Synopsis

The Whales of August is based on a play by David Berry and stars Bette Davis and Lillian Gish as elderly sisters. Also in the cast were Ann Sothern as one of their friends, and Vincent Price as a peripheral member of the former Russian aristocracy.

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The Whales of AugustDirected byLindsay Anderson

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
1987
Academy Awards
1988 | Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Independent Spirit Awards
1988 | 3 nominations including: Best Female Lead
National Board of Review
1987 | Winner: Best Actress

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