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Plot, Details & Awards

Same Time, Next Year

PG In Theaters 11/27/2006 , 119min.
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Plot & Details

Based on Bernard Slade's Broadway play of the same name, this film is about George, a married New Jersey accountant (Alan Alda), and Doris, a housewife (Ellen Burstyn). The two accidentally meet in a Californian country inn in 1951. They have an affair, which they continue for the next 25 years, meeting only once a year for a weekend getaway at the same hotel. Through their long-running love affair, the audience witnesses the changes within America and its lifestyles over the course of a quarter of a century.

Awards

Academy Awards

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
1978 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Song Marilyn Bergman Nominated
1978 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Song Alan Bergman Nominated
1978 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Song Marvin Hamlisch Nominated
1978 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Adapted Screenplay Bernard Slade Nominated
1978 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Cinematography Robert Surtees Nominated
1978 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Actress Ellen Burstyn Nominated

Golden Globes

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
1978 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy Ellen Burstyn Nominated
1978 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Original Song Marvin Hamlisch Nominated
1978 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy Alan Alda Nominated

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