Tender Mercies (Special Edition) (Blu-ray)

Directed by Bruce Beresford

Release Year: 1983
Running Time: 92
UPC: 7 3832 924901 4
Color Type: Color
Country: U.S.
Language: English
Genres: Drama
Optional English Subtitles: Yes
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Cast
Robert Duvall
Tess Harper
Betty Buckley
Ellen Barkin
Wilford Brimley
Allan Hubbard
Lenny von Dohlen
Paul Gleason

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Directed by Bruce Beresford

From Bruce Beresford, the acclaimed director of Breaker Morant, Crimes of the Heart and Driving Miss Daisy, and Horton Foote, the legendary writer of To Kill a Mockingbird, Baby the Rain Must Fall and The Trip to Bountiful,comes this classic drama starring screen great Robert Duvall (The Apostle, True Confessions) in his once-in-a-lifetime Oscar-winning Best Actor performance. Mac Sledge (Duvall) is an alcoholic drifter who comes into the life of a lonely widow (Tess Harper, Silkwood) and her young son in the barren flatlands of Texas. But when Mac is revealed to be a once-famous country singer, he must confront a painful past that includes his bitter superstar ex-wife (Betty Buckley, Frantic) and troubled daughter (Ellen Barkin, The Big Easy) while facing an uncertain future that may only be redeemed by the simple power of love. Tender Mercies also won an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay (Foote) and was nominated for three more Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Director (Beresford). With a stellar supporting cast that includes Wilford Brimley (Country), Lenny von Dohlen (Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me) and Paul Gleason (The Breakfast Club), Tender Mercies is a movie experience of uncommon grace and dignity.


Blu-ray Extras Include:

NEW Audio Commentary by Film Critic and Author Simon Abrams

Miracles and Mercies: Documentary Featuring Interviews with Stars Robert Duvall, Tess Harper, Allan Hubbard, Director Bruce Beresford, and Writer/Co-Producer Horton Foote

Reversible Art

Theatrical Trailer

Dual-Layered BD50 Disc

Optional English Subtitles


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