About

Based on the John Irving novel, this film chronicles the life of T S Garp, and his mother, Jenny. Whilst Garp sees himself as a "serious" writer, Jenny writes a feminist manifesto at an opportune time, and finds herself as a magnet for all manner of distressed women.

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Directed by

George Roy Hill

Written by

John Irving (Novel)
Steve Tesich (Screenplay)

Runtime

136 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Robin Williams is Garp. He's got a funny way of looking at life.

Cast

Keywords

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Photos

Lists

Edgar Wright's 1000 favorite movies Edgar Wright

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role John Lithgow

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role