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Release Date: November 18th, 2005

DVD Release Date: February 28th, 2006

PG-13|2 hr 16 min

Plot Summary
The rise of country music legend Johnny Cash (Joaquin Phoenix) begins with his days as a boy growing up on the family farm, where he struggles under the scorn of his father (Robert Patrick). As the years pass, Cash ends up in Memphis, Tenn., with his wife, Vivian (Ginnifer Goodwin), and breaks into the music scene after finding his trademark sound. While on tour, Cash meets the love of his life, singer June Carter (Reese Witherspoon), but Cash's volatile lifestyle threatens to keep them apart.

Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon, Ginnifer Goodwin, Robert Patrick, Dallas Roberts, Dan John Miller, Larry Bagby, Shelby Lynne

Director: James Mangold

Genres: Historical drama, Music, Biography

Production Co: Fox 2000 Pictures

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: 1940s, Rise, Prison, 1950s, 1960s, Mother, Hotel, Father, Love, Quest, Family, Fall, Emotional, Gripping, Wife

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Awards

Nominated Actor in a Leading Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2005)
Nominated Costume Design
Nominated Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2005)
Winner Actress in a Leading Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2005)
Winner Actress in a Leading Role
Winner Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Winner Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Nominated Anthony Asquith Award for Achievement in Film Music
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2005)
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2005)
Nominated Film Editing
Winner Sound
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2005)
Winner Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Nominated Sound Mixing