About

No sooner does Italian-American widow Loretta accept a marriage proposal from her doltish boyfriend, Johnny, than she finds herself falling for his younger brother, Ronny. She tries to resist, but Ronny lost his hand in an accident he blames on his brother, and has no scruples about aggressively pursuing her while Johnny is out of the country. As Loretta falls deeper in love, she comes to learn th...

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Directed by

Norman Jewison

Written by

John Patrick Shanley (Screenplay)

Runtime

102 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Life. Family. Love.

Cast

Keywords

lover new york italian american love letter full moon italian restaurant

Photos

Lists

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

#17 on AFI's 100 years...100 passions AFI

#41 on AFI's 100 years...100 laughs AFI

Awards

Oscar for Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role

Oscar for Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Oscar nomination for Best Director