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Ordinary People

1980-09-19 | Drama
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Beth, Calvin, and their son Conrad are living in the aftermath of the death of the other son. Conrad is overcome by grief and misplaced guilt to the extent of a suicide attempt. He is in therapy. Beth had always preferred his brother and is having difficulty being supportive to Conrad. Calvin is trapped between the two trying to hold the family together.
Director: Robert Redford
Stars: Donald Sutherland, Mary Tyler Moore

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Ordinary People won 1981 Academy Awards, USA, 1981 Golden Globes, USA, 1981 Directors Guild of America, USA, 1981 Writers Guild of America, USA, 1980 Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards, 1980 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards, 1980 National Board of Review, USA, 1980 New York Film Critics Circle Awards.
The revenue of Ordinary People was 54,766,923 USD.
The release date of Ordinary People is September 19, 1980.
The genre of Ordinary People is Drama.
The runtime of Ordinary People is 124 minutes.
The production budget of Ordinary People was 6,000,000 USD.
On September 16, 2021, there were 5269 public reaction to Ordinary People including emotionally charging, deservedly won awards, shortlisted, critically acclaimed, Oscar-worthy performance.
Beth, Calvin, and their son Conrad are living in the aftermath of the death of the other son. Conrad is overcome by grief and misplaced guilt to the extent of a suicide attempt. He is in therapy. Beth had always preferred his brother and is having difficulty being supportive to Conrad. Calvin is trapped between the two trying to hold the family together..
On September 16, 2021, the IMDB rating of Ordinary People is 7.7/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 89/100, Metacritic rating is 86/100, TMDB rating is 7.0/10.
The certification of Ordinary People is R.
The director of Ordinary People is Robert Redford.
The casts of Ordinary People are Donald Sutherland starring as Calvin Jarrett, Mary Tyler Moore starring as Beth Jarrett, Judd Hirsch starring as Dr. Tyrone C. Berger, Timothy Hutton starring as Conrad Jarrett, M. Emmet Walsh starring as Coach Salan, Elizabeth McGovern starring as Jeannine Pratt.