Shadowlands Poster

Release Date: March 15th, 1994

DVD Release Date: April 13th, 1999

PG|2 hr 10 min

Plot Summary
C. S. Lewis (Anthony Hopkins), the renowned author of "The Chronicles of Narnia" series, is a bachelor and Oxford University professor who spends his free time debating with fellow academics at a pub. Although he seems entirely uninterested in love, Lewis agrees to marry Joy Gresham (Debra Winger), an American writer who is looking to secure British citizenship. Their arrangement soon becomes a romance, and, when Joy is diagnosed with terminal cancer, their bond grows even stronger.

Cast: Anthony Hopkins, Debra Winger, Edward Hardwicke, Michael Denison, Joseph Mazzello, John Wood, Robert Flemyng, Peter Howell

Director: Richard Attenborough

Genres: Docudrama

Production Co: Price Entertainment, Shadowlands Productions

Distributors: Warner Bros., Argentina Video Home

Keywords: Son, Endearing, Marriage, Love, England, Transformation, Wife

Awards

Nominated Writing (Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published)
Nominated Actress in a Leading Role
Nominated David Lean Award for Achievement in Direction
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1993)
Nominated Actress in a Leading Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1993)
Nominated Actor in a Leading Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1993)
Winner Alexander Korda Award for the Outstanding British Film of the Year
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1993)
Nominated Adapted Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1993)
Nominated Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1993)