Splendor in the Grass Poster

Release Date: March 28th, 2004

DVD Release Date: March 13th, 2001

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 4 min

Plot Summary
Bud (Warren Beatty) and his high school sweetheart, Deanie (Natalie Wood), are weighed down by their parents' oppressive expectations, which threaten the future of their relationship. Deanie's mother (Audrey Christie) and Bud's father (Pat Hingle) caution their children against engaging in a sexual relationship, but for opposing reasons: Deanie's mother thinks Bud won't marry a girl with loose morals, while Bud's father is afraid of marriage and pregnancy that would ruin Bud's future at Yale.

Cast: Natalie Wood, Warren Beatty, Pat Hingle, Audrey Christie, Barbara Loden, Zohra Lampert, Fred Stewart, Joanna Roos

Director: Elia Kazan

Genres: Drama

Production Co: NBI Productions

Keywords: Father, Growing up, Emotional, Sister, Temptation, Mother, Small town, Love, Melodramatic, Family

Awards

Nominated Foreign Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1962)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Actress
Winner Writing (Story and Screenplay - Written Directly for the Screen)