About

The intersecting stories of twenty-four characters—from country star to wannabe to reporter to waitress— connect to the music business in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Directed by

Robert Altman

Written by

Joan Tewkesbury (Screenplay)

Runtime

160 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

The damnedest thing you ever saw.

Cast

Keywords

country music music festival satire candidate presidential campaign multiple storylines nashville tennessee celebrity worship rally nashville robert altman both kinds of music

Photos

Lists

#59 on AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies – 10th Anniversary Edition AFI

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

#87 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar for Best Music, Original Song

Oscar nomination for Best Director

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role