• Crimes of the Heart (1986)

Crimes of the Heart

Release Date: 1986

DVD Release Date: February 3rd, 2004

PG-13 |1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary

In this tearjerker based on a successful stage drama, an untimely death haunts a trio of sisters, yet their love proves stronger than any familial tragedy. Meg (Jessica Lange), Lenny (Diane Keaton) and Babe Magrath (Sissy Spacek) aren't exactly mirror images of one another, as becomes clear through their dealings with Old Granddaddy (Hurd Hatfield). But when one of the siblings is pushed to the brink by desperation, they pull together during a makeshift reunion.

Cast: Diane Keaton, Jessica Lange, Sissy Spacek, Sam Shepard, Tess Harper, David Carpenter, Hurd Hatfield, Beeson Carroll

Director: Bruce Beresford

Genres: Drama

Production Co: De Laurentiis

Keywords: 1980s, Love, Sister, Sacrifice, Engaging, Heartwarming, Relationships, Mother

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Awards

Nominated Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Winner Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Nominated Writing (Screenplay - Based on Material From Another Medium)
Nominated Actress in a Leading Role
Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role