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Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore 15 rating

Martin Scorsese’s acclaimed fourth feature famously won Ellen Burstyn an Academy Award for Best Actress.

Drama 1974 107 mins

Director: Martin Scorsese



Ellen Burstyn plays Alice Hyatt, a recently widowed 35 year-old woman who leaves her small town in New Mexico with her precocious young son, determined to make a new life for herself as a singer. Money problems force them to settle in Arizona, where Alice takes a job as waitress in a small diner and begins to fall for a rancher named David (Kris Kristofferson). Co-starring Diane Ladd and Harvey Keitel.

One of the key films of the golden age of 1970s New Hollywood, Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore is a touching, funny and poignant tribute to the independent spirit and dreams of ordinary Americans.