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Kramer vs Kramer

Release Date: December 19th, 1979

PG|1 hr. 44 min.

Plot Summary
On the same day Manhattan advertising executive Ted Kramer (Dustin Hoffman) lands the biggest account of his career, he learns that his wife, Joanna (Meryl Streep), is leaving him and their young son, Billy (Justin Henry). Forced to raise his son alone, Ted loses his job but gains a stronger relationship with the child with the help of another single parent, Margaret (Jane Alexander). When Joanna returns to claim custody of Billy, the ensuing court battle takes a toll on everyone concerned.

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Genres: Drama

Distributor: Columbia Pictures

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  • Kramer vs. Kramer is a movie of good performances, and it had to be, because the performances can't rest on conventional melodrama. show more

  • Kramer vs. Kramer is, essentially, a television movie that was raised into the feature category by the excellence of the execution. show more

  • Kramer vs. Kramer is one of the most sensitive and least judgmental film about relationships ever made in the United States.... One of the important films. [15 Dec 1979]

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