An Unmarried Woman Poster

Release Date: April 2nd, 2007

DVD Release Date: January 10th, 2006

R|2 hr 5 min

Plot Summary
An attractive and well-to-do New Yorker, Erica Benton (Jill Clayburgh), finds her comfortable existence upended when her husband, Martin (Michael Murphy), ends their marriage and takes up with a younger woman. Hurt and angered by her husband's betrayal, Erica slowly begins to reevaluate her life and explore her newfound freedom. Eventually, she starts a relationship with an English artist named Saul (Alan Bates), but is wary of repeating past mistakes.

Cast: Jill Clayburgh, Alan Bates, Michael Murphy, Cliff Gorman, Patricia Quinn, Kelly Bishop, Lisa Lucas, Michael Tucker

Director: Paul Mazursky

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Charming, New York City, 1970s, Spirited, Transformation, Emotional, Love, Marriage


Nominated Writing (Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen)
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1978)
Nominated Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture
Nominated Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Nominated Best Picture
Nominated Actress in a Leading Role