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Tender Mercies
Directed by:
Bruce Beresford

Directed by Bruce Beresford, "Tender Mercies" (also known as "Tenero ringraziamento, Un") is a Drama film, released on March 04 of 1983 in the USA . Robert Duvall and Tess Harper are starring, alongside Betty Buckley, Wilford Brimley, Ellen Barkin and Allan Hubbard.

Robert Duvall is Mac Sledge, down and out country singer. His struggle for fame was over. His fight for respect was just beginning

Who is the director of "Tender Mercies":

Tender Mercies was directed by Bruce Beresford, an Australian director, writer, producer, and actor.

Before making Tender Mercies, Bruce Beresford had directed Puberty Blues, released in 1981, The Club (1980), 'Breaker' Morant (1980), Blue Fin (1978), Money Movers (1978), and The Getting of Wisdom (1978). Since, he directed King David, released in 1985, The Fringe Dwellers (1986), Crimes of the Heart (1986), Her Alibi (1989), Driving Miss Daisy (1989), and Mister Johnson (1990).

What was the release date of "Tender Mercies":

Tender Mercies was initially released on Friday, March 04, 1983, in the United States. Also released on Friday, March 04, 1983 have been Baby It's You (dir. John Sayles), My Tutor (dir. George Bowers), and Britannia Hospital (dir. Lindsay Anderson). This was thirty-six (36) years ago.

It has been released on Thursday, March 01, 1984 in Spain.

Who is at the casting of "Tender Mercies":

At the casting of Tender Mercies we find Robert Duvall, previously seen in True Confessions (1981) and The Great Santini (1979); Tess Harper (Amityville 3-D (1983), Silkwood (1983)); Betty Buckley (Carrie (1976)) [ more... ]

  • Robert Duvall, Jerry Biggs and Tony Frank also appeared together in Convicts, released in 1991.
  • Wilford Brimley and Robert Duvall also appeared in The Natural, released in 1984.
  • Wilford Brimley and Robert Duvall can both be seen in The Stone Boy, released in 1984.
  • Tony Frank and Norman Bennett also appeared in A Slipping-Down Life, released in 1999.

What is the Storyline of "Tender Mercies":

Mac Sledge (Robert Duvall), a washed up, alcoholic country singer, awakens at a run-down Texas roadside motel and gas station after a night of heavy drinking. He meets the owner, a young widow named Rosa Lee (Tess Harper), and offers to work in exchange for a room. Rosa Lee, whose husband was killed in the Vietnam War, is raising her young son, Sonny (Allan Hubbard), on her own. She agrees to let Mac stay under the condition that he does not drink while working. The two begin to develop feelings for one [...]

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