• How to Make an American Quilt (1995)

How to Make an American Quilt

Release Date: October 6th, 1995

DVD Release Date: February 23rd, 1999

PG-13 |1 hr 56 min

Plot Summary

Soon-to-be-wed graduate student Finn Dodd (Winona Ryder) develops cold feet when she suspects her fiancé is cheating on her. In order to clear her head, Finn visits her grandmother, Hy (Ellen Burstyn), and great aunt, Glady Joe Cleary (Anne Bancroft), in Grasse, Calif. There, Finn learns that Hy and Glady Joe are members of a group of passionate quilters, and over the course of her visit she is regaled with tales of love and life by women who have collected rich experiences and much wisdom.

Cast: Winona Ryder, Maya Angelou, Anne Bancroft, Ellen Burstyn, Samantha Mathis, Kate Nelligan, Jean Simmons, Lois Smith

Director: Jocelyn Moorhouse

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Fascinating , Small town , Charming , Transformation , Emotional , Growing up , 1990s , Touching , Marriage , Love , Friend , Mother

Awards

Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1996)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1996)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1996)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1996)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1996)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1996)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1996)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1996)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1996)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1996)