Ordinary People (1980) (R)
Join us for a month long exploration of Classic Academy Award Winners at the ESQUIRE THEATRE leading up to The Academy Awards on February 9th. We continue with Best Picture!
ORDINARY PEOPLE won four Oscars in 1980 including Best Picture & Best Director for Robert Redford.
Some films you watch, others you feel.
Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes. Critics Consensus: "shot through with bitterness and sorrow, Robert Redford's directorial debut is absorbing and well-acted."
Synopsis: The accidental death of the older son of an affluent family deeply strains the relationships among the bitter mother, the good-natured father, and the guilt-ridden younger son.
Friday, January 31
2 hr. 4 min.
Opened September 19th, 1980
Mary Tyler Moore
M. Emmet Walsh