• Nashville (1975)

Nashville

Release Date: June 11th, 1975

DVD Release Date: July 11th, 2000

R |2 hr 37 min

Plot Summary

In this acclaimed Robert Altman drama, the lives of numerous people in the Tennessee capital intersect in unpredictable ways. Delbert Reese (Ned Beatty) is a lawyer and political organizer who is having difficulties in his marriage to Linnea (Lily Tomlin), a gospel vocalist. Other performers heavily featured in this renowned ensemble production include country singers Barbara Jean (Ronee Blakley) and Connie White (Karen Black), who are rivals in the city's thriving music scene.

Cast: Keith Carradine, Lily Tomlin, Karen Black, David Arkin, Barbara Baxley, Ned Beatty, Ronee Blakley, Tim Brown

Director: Robert Altman

Genres: Musical , Comedy drama

Production Co: Paramount Pictures, American Broadcasting Company (ABC)

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Amusing, 1970s, Fall, Marriage, Rise, Spirited

Ratings & Reviews

  • 90
    The Hollywood Reporter

    More than in any previous Altman movie, we are made to feel the pathos and vulnerability of those impoverished souls he draws so well. show more

  • 100
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    After I saw it I felt more alive, I felt I understood more about people, I felt somehow wiser. It's that good a movie. show more

  • 100
    Michael WilmingtonChicago Tribune

    Altman's great kaleidoscopic ensemble comedy-drama about a frenzied few days in country music's capital, with an unlikely, quirky, explosive crowd of musicians, hangers-on and politicos all converging on a fateful concert crossroads. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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Awards

Winner Music (Original Song)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Winner Best Original Song - Motion Picture
Nominated Directing
Nominated Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1976)
Nominated Supporting Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1976)
Nominated Supporting Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1976)
Nominated Best Picture
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Nominated Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1976)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Nominated Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Winner Soundtrack
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1976)