About

In this classic story of love and devotion set against the backdrop of the American Civil War, a wounded Confederate soldier named W.P. Inman deserts his unit and travels across the South, aiming to return to his young wife, Ada, who he left behind to tend their farm. As Inman makes his perilous journey home, Ada struggles to keep their home intact with the assistance of Ruby, a mysterious drifter...

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Directed by

Anthony Minghella

Written by

Anthony Minghella (Screenplay)
Charles Frazier (Author)

Runtime

154 minutes

Country

United States of America, United Kingdom, Italy, Romania

Language

English

Tagline

Find the strength. Find the courage. No matter what it takes... find the way home.

Cast

Keywords

loss of loved one love of one's life early america deserter

Photos

Lists

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

Awards

Oscar for Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Oscar nomination for Best Music, Original Song

Oscar nomination for Best Music, Original Song Sting

Oscar nomination for Best Music, Original Score Gabriel Yared