• Resurrection (1980)

Resurrection

Release Date: 1980

PG |1 hr 43 min

Plot Summary

Edna (Ellen Burstyn) has a near-death experience when she and her husband drive off a cliff. Widowed and paralyzed, Edna returns to Kansas with her grandparents, noticing the curious effect her touch has on a girl's bleeding nose along the way. Her gift for healing people attracts the attention of a small-town community, including a young man (Sam Shepard) who becomes her lover. An agnostic herself despite her powers, Edna finds her lover has a dangerous obsession with religion.

Cast: Ellen Burstyn, Sam Shepard, Richard Farnsworth, Roberts Blossom, Clifford David, Pamela Payton-Wright, Jeffrey DeMunn, Eva Le Gallienne

Director: Daniel Petrie

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Universal/Universal Int

Keywords: Inspiring, Mystery, Transformation, 1980s, Husband

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Awards

Nominated Actress in a Leading Role
Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama