Directed by Robert Redford, and written by Alvin Sargent (screenplay), "Ordinary People" (also known as "Ganz normale Familie, Eine", "Gente comune") is a Drama film, released on September 19 of 1980 in the USA , starring Donald Sutherland, Mary Tyler Moore, Judd Hirsch, Timothy Hutton, M. Emmet Walsh and Elizabeth McGovern.
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Who is the director of "Ordinary People":
Ordinary People was directed by Robert Redford, an American actor, producer, and director.
After Ordinary People, Robert Redford directed The Milagro Beanfield War, released in 1988, A River Runs Through It (1992), Quiz Show (1994), The Horse Whisperer (1998), The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000), and Against All Enemies (2008).
When was "Ordinary People" released:
Ordinary People was initally released in the United States on Friday, September 19, 1980. Another film released on Friday, September 19, 1980 is Melvin and Howard (dir. Jonathan Demme). This was thirty-nine (39) years ago.
It has been released on Wednesday, March 11, 1981 in France; Friday, March 06, 1981 in Germany; Thursday, March 26, 1981 in Italy; Wednesday, March 18, 1981 in Spain and on Saturday, March 21, 1981 in Japan.
Who is at the casting of "Ordinary People":
At the casting of Ordinary People we find Donald Sutherland, previously seen in Bear Island (1979) and A Man, a Woman and a Bank (1979); Mary Tyler Moore (What's So Bad About Feeling Good? (1968), Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967)); Judd Hirsch (King of the Gypsies (1978), Serpico (1973)) [ more... ]
- Adam Baldwin and Judd Hirsch can also be seen in Independence Day, released in 1996.
- M. Emmet Walsh and Basil Hoffman also appeared in At Long Last Love, released in 1975.
- M. Emmet Walsh and Adam Baldwin also appeared in Bitter Harvest, released in 1993.
- Meg Mundy and Elizabeth Hubbard also appeared in The Bell Jar, released in 1979.
What is the Storyline of "Ordinary People":
The Jarretts, an affluent family, try to return to normal life after the attempted suicide of their surviving teenage son, Conrad (Timothy Hutton), who has recently come home following a four-month stay in a psychiatric hospital. Alienated from his friends and family, Conrad, having left the hospital, chooses to see a psychiatrist, Dr. Berger (Judd Hirsch), who learns that the boy had been involved in a sailing accident in which his older brother, Buck, died. Buck, more outgoing and athletic than Conrad, [...]
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