About

Ted Kramer is a career man for whom his work comes before his family. His wife Joanna cannot take this anymore, so she decides to leave him. Ted is now faced with the tasks of housekeeping and taking care of himself and their young son Billy.

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Directed by

Robert Benton

Written by

Robert Benton (Screenplay)
Avery Corman (Novel)

Runtime

105 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

There are three sides to this love story

Cast

Keywords

marriage family wife husband relationship couple manhattan, new york city child custody abandonment divorce selfishness custody battle

Photos

Lists

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Awards

Oscar for Best Director

Oscar for Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium

Oscar for Best Picture

Oscar for Best Actor in a Leading Role