About

After her husband dies, Alice and her son, Tommy, leave their small New Mexico town for California, where Alice hopes to make a new life for herself as a singer. Money problems force them to settle in Arizona instead, where Alice takes a job as waitress in a small diner.

7.4
24
Directed by

Martin Scorsese

Written by

Robert Getchell (Writer)

Runtime

112 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

A picture for anyone who has ever dreamed of a second chance!

Cast

Keywords

singer road trip waitress widow son arizona tucson phoenix arizona

Photos

Lists

Edgar Wright's 1000 favorite movies Edgar Wright

Awards

Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role Ellen Burstyn

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role Diane Ladd

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Original Screenplay