About

Emma is a divorced woman with a teen aged boy who moves into a small town and tries to make a go of a horse ranch. Murphy is the town druggist who steers business her way. Things are going along predictably until her ex husband shows up, needing a place to stay. The three of them form an intricate circle, Emma's son liking Murphy, but desperately wanting his father back.

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Directed by

Martin Ritt

Written by

Irving Ravetch (Writer)
Harriet Frank Jr. (Writer)
Max Schott (Story)

Runtime

107 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Just when you think you've found the right guy, someone even worse comes along.

Cast

Keywords

single mother bachelor divorce horse ranch horse boarder

Photos

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role James Garner

Oscar nomination for Best Cinematography