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Year: 1987
Original Title: Ironweed
Length: 143 minutes
Genre: Drama
Studios:
Age rating: Suitable only for 15 years and over

Release Dates

United Kingdom: May 20 1988

United States: December 18 1987

Ranking

Ranking: 4,028 out of 15,228 movies (up 1919)

8,4

8.4 by 2 users

Plot

It's winter, 1938 in Albany, New York. The soup kitchens and flophouses are overflowing with homeless start people seeking food and refuge from the unforgiving cold. Francis Phelan (Nicholson) wanders the streets, back in his hometown after 22 years, an aimless vagabond ready to confront the family he abandoned long ago. While sharing his whiskey with longtime "pal" Helen (Streep), Francis reveals the dark secrets of his past, the painful memories from which he once tried to escape. but now must reconcile.

Awards

Premios
Año
Nominaciones
Premios ganados
Academy Awards (Oscars)Academy Awards (Oscars)
1988
2
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Golden GlobesGolden Globes
1988
1
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Director

Cast Ironweed

Jack Nicholson

Jack Nicholson

Francis Phelan

Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep

Helen Archer

Carroll Baker

Carroll Baker

Annie Phelan

Michael O'Keefe

Michael O'Keefe

Billy Phelan

Diane Venora

Diane Venora

Margaret 'Peg' Phelan

Margaret Whitton

Margaret Whitton

Katrina Dougherty

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