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Tender Mercies
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3 Stars
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Rating: PG Year: 1983 Category: Drama
Director: Bruce Beresford Time: 92:00:00 min. Writer: Horton Foote

Reviews
Mine: Quiet and moving drama about life and loss.
Leonard Maltin/Plot synopsis: Winning but extremely low-key film about a country singer who finds the inspiration to put his life back together when he meets an attractive young widow and her little boy. Duvall's Oscar-winning performance is the real attraction here, though the whole cast is excellent; Horton Foote's screenplay (also an Oscar winner) is not so much a story as a series of vignettes. Incidentally, Duvall wrote his own songs for the film.
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Cast
Robert Duvall Robert Duvall as:
Mac Sledge
Tess Harper Tess Harper as:
Rosa Lee Wadsworth
Betty Buckley as:
Dixie Scott
Wilford Brimley as:
Harry
Ellen Barkin Ellen Barkin as:
Sue Anne
Allan hubbard as:
Sonny
Lenny von Dohlen as:
Robert Dennis
Paul Gleason Paul Gleason as:
Reporter