Director: Hal Needham. Also starred Jerry Reed, Pat McCormick, Paul Williams and Mike Henry.
Starred with Beau Bridges. Won an Oscar for this leading role.
Director: Burt Reynolds. Also starred Strother Martin, David Steinberg & Joanne Woodward. Plot: Slapstick black comedy about a man (Reynolds) who finds that he hasn't much longer to live and has bungled his attempts at suicide.
Best Actress - Drama, 1979
Best Actress - Drama, 1984
Director: John Schlesinger
Also starring Cathy Moriarty, Elisabeth Shue and Whoopi Goldberg
Director: Robert Benton. Also starred Amy Madigan, John Malkovich & Danny Glover. Plot: In 1930's Southern US, a widow and her family try to run their cotton farm with the help of a disparate group of friends. Won 2 Oscars
Director: Martin Ritt. Also starred Pat Hingle, Barbara Baxley & Gail Strickland. Plot: A young single mother and textile worker agrees to help unionize her mill despite the problems and dangers involved.
Sometimes laughter is a matter of life and death