About

A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins.

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Directed by

James Mangold

Written by

James Mangold (Screenplay)
Gill Dennis (Screenplay)
Johnny Cash (Book)

Runtime

136 minutes

Country

United States of America, Germany

Language

English

Tagline

Love is a burning thing.

Cast

Keywords

marriage prison adultery loss of loved one germany country music concert 1960s music record guitar single accident johnny cash

Photos

Lists

#860 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role Reese Witherspoon

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Costume Design

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Sound Mixing Doug Hemphill Peter F. Kurland

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Film Editing