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Release Date: October 25th, 1989

DVD Release Date: September 30th, 1997

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 9 min

Plot Summary
Tom Jones (Albert Finney), a bastard foundling raised by the kindly Squire Allworthy (George Devine), loves the beautiful Sophie Western (Susannah York), but cannot marry her due to the difference in their stations. When the villainous Blifil (David Warner) tricks the squire into casting Tom out of his household, the young man goes forth into the world on a series of high-spirited adventures, including heroic swordfights, mistaken identities, good deeds and lusty women.

Cast: Albert Finney, Susannah York, Hugh Griffith, Edith Evans, Joan Greenwood, Diane Cilento, George Devine, David Tomlinson

Director: Tony Richardson

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Woodfall Film Productions

Keywords: Rise, England, Cheeky, Police station, Charming, Love triangle, Growing up

Awards

Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture
Nominated Art Direction (Color)
Nominated British Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1963)
Winner Directing
Winner Film and British Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1963)
Winner Samuel Goldwyn International Award
Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role
Winner Writing (Screenplay - Based on Material From Another Medium)
Winner British Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1963)
Winner Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Nominated British Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1963)
Nominated Actor
Winner Music (Music Score - Substantially Original)
Winner Best Picture
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical