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Moonstruck

Air Date: April 4, 2009

Cher and Nicholas Cage in Moonstruck

Cher and Nicholas Cage in Moonstruck

Synopsis:

In Moonstruck, Cher plays a no-nonsense Brooklyn widow who falls hard for her fiance’s hothead brother. Cher, Olympia Dukakis, and screenwriter John Patrick Shanley (Doubt) all won Oscars for their work on the film.

Director: Norman Jewison

Norman Jewison was born in Toronto, Ontario in 1926. He was awarded the Irving Thalberg Memorial Award in 1999, and has been nominated for seven Oscars as producer and/or director for Moonstruck (1987), A Soldier’s Story (1984), Fiddler on the Roof (1971), In the Heat of the Night (1967), and The Russians are Coming! The Russians are Coming! (1966). Jewison also produced several episodes of television’s “The Judy Garland Show.”

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  • DivaDi

    Love, love this movie. Cher deserved her Oscar win for this.

  • WALTER

    THIS FILM REALLY GRIPPED ME. I LOST MY WIFE IN 2006 AND ALL I HAVE NOW IS MY CAT.

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