Coal Miner's Daughter
Director: Michael Apted. Cast: Sissy Spacek, Tommy Lee Jones, Beverly D'Angelo, Levon Helm, Phyllis Boyens, William Sanderson. Screenplay: Thomas Rickman (based on the autobiography by Loretta Lynn and George Vecsey).


Not yet reviewed in full. C+


Academy Award Nominations and Winners:
Best Picture
Best Actress: Sissy Spacek
Best Adapted Screenplay: Thomas Rickman
Best Cinematography: Ralf D. Bode
Best Art Direction: John W. Corso; John M. Dwyer
Best Film Editing: Arthur Schmidt
Best Sound: Richard Portman, Roger Heman Jr., and James R. Alexander

Golden Globe Nominations and Winners:
Best Picture (Musical/Comedy)
Best Actress (Musical/Comedy): Sissy Spacek
Best Actor (Musical/Comedy): Tommy Lee Jones
Best Supporting Actress: Beverly D'Angelo

Other Awards:
New York Film Critics Circle: Best Actress (Spacek)
Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Actress (Spacek)
National Society of Film Critics: Best Actress (Spacek)
National Board of Review: Best Actress (Spacek)

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