Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore

  • Dir: Martin Scorsese

  • USA, 1974, 112minmins, 35mm

  • Cast: Ellen Burstyn, Alfred Lutter, Harvey Keitel, Kris Kristofferson

Alternating between gritty realism and amusing fantasy, Martin Scorsese’s witty blending of road movie with women’s self-realisation is a delightful departure from his male predominated gangster films. Ellen Burstyn gives a well-deserved Oscar-winning performance as the widow and mother, managing heartbreak and boisterous humour along her journey in search of a job and with hopes of reviving her abandoned singing career. Occasionally painful and sad, yet mostly rollicking and heartwarming, this exploration of human liberation, if not particularly women’s, chants a most fascinating song of praise to independence of spirit.

Academy Awards: Best Actress

BAFTA Awards: Best Film, Best Screenplay, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress


    In-theatre Screening

    • 2021-05-08 (Sat)
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