The Sound of Music Poster

Release Date: March 10th, 1965

DVD Release Date: March 10th, 2015

G|2 hr 54 min

Plot Summary
A tuneful, heartwarming story, it is based on the real life story of the Von Trapp Family singers, one of the world's best-known concert groups in the era immediately preceding World War II. Julie Andrews plays the role of Maria, the tomboyish postulant at an Austrian abbey who becomes a governess in the home of a widowed naval captain with seven children, and brings a new love of life and music into the home.

Cast: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker, Richard Haydn, Peggy Wood, Charmian Carr, Heather Menzies-Urich, Nicholas Hammond

Director: Robert Wise

Genres: Musical

Production Co: Argyle Enterprises, Twentieth Century Fox

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Escape, 1930s, Car, Touching, Love, Soldier, Heartwarming

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Awards

Winner Best Picture
Nominated Costume Design (Color)
Winner Film Editing
Nominated Art Direction (Color)
Winner Music (Scoring of Music -- Adaptation or Treatment)
Winner Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Winner Sound
Winner Directing
Nominated Cinematography (Color)
Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture