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Rachel, Rachel (1968)

Joanne Woodward as "Rachel Cameron"

Written off as a spinster, 35-year-old schoolteacher Rachel Cameron (Joanne Woodward) lives with her widowed mother above a funeral parlor in rural Connecticut. Repressed by the community and given to despondency, Rachel spends her time daydreaming, buoyed by her lesbian best friend, Calla (Estelle Parsons). A religious experience begins a subtle awakening in Rachel, and when a childhood friend returns to town for his father's funeral, she experiences real, driving passion.

Academy Award (1968) Nominated Best Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1968) Nominated Actress
Golden Globe (1968) Won Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama

A New Kind of Love (1963)

Joanne Woodward as "Samantha "Sam" Blake/Mimi"

A newsman (Paul Newman) sees a homely fashion buyer (Joanne Woodward) on the way to Paris, then sees her again with a whole new look.

Golden Globe (1963) Nominated Actress in a Leading Role - Musical or Comedy

No Down Payment (1957)

Joanne Woodward as "Leola Boone"

In an average suburban California apartment complex, the quiet facade of domestic life begins to unravel for three contrasting married couples. Idealistic newlyweds David (Jeffrey Hunter) and Jean (Patricia Owens) confront the bitter, broken lives of their neighbors, coquettish Leola (Joanne Woodward), scheming used-car salesman Jerry (Tony Randall) and his wife, Isabelle (Sheree North). Will their love and hope withstand the corrosive effect of the fallen?

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1958) Nominated Foreign Actress

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