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awards & nominations

What if God Were the Sun? (2007)

Gena Rowlands as "Melissa Eisenbloom"

A terminally ill woman (Gena Rowlands) changes the life of a troubled nurse (Lacey Chabert).

Emmy (Primetime) (2007) Nominated Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2007) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries

Unhook the Stars (1996)

Gena Rowlands as "Mildred 'Millie' Hawks"

Widowed mother Mildred (Gena Rowlands) must suddenly redefine herself and find an outlet for her nurturing side when her adult daughter moves out of the family home. Though Mildred thinks she's found her purpose when her neighbor, overworked single mother Monica (Marisa Tomei), asks her to look after her little boy, J.J. (Jake Lloyd), she has great difficulty learning to strike a healthy balance between giving selflessly to others and remembering to take care of herself.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (1996) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role

Crazy in Love (1992)

Gena Rowlands as "Honora Swift"

An island in Puget Sound is the backdrop for this story of the triumphs and heartbreaks of three generations of women.

Golden Globe (1992) Nominated Best Performance by An Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television

Gloria (1980)

Gena Rowlands as "Gloria Swenson"

A gangster's tough ex-girlfriend (Gena Rowlands) protects an orphaned Puerto Rican boy (John Adames) the mob wants dead.

Academy Award (1980) Nominated Best Actress
Golden Globe (1980) Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama

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