Sweet Bird of Youth
Directed by Richard Brooks, this atmospheric drama stars Paul Newman as handsome cad Chance Wayne, who returns to his Southern hometown with faded movie star Alexandra Del Lago (Geraldine Page) in tow. Though he romances Alexandra believing she's his ticket to Hollywood fame, Chance seeks out his ex-girlfriend (Shirley Knight) and soon runs afoul of her moralistic politician father (Ed Begley, in an Oscar-winning supporting performance).
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- Richard Brooks
- 1963 BAFTA®
- Best Actress nominee: Geraldine Page
- 1963 Golden Globe Awards
- Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Drama)
- Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture nominee
- Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture nominee
- Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
URUnrated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
English, Spanish (Neutral), FrenchClosed captioned
YesLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital Mono, French: Dolby Digital MonoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; trailer; making-of featurette.
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Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it