A Patch of Blue

81
  • NR
  • Genre(s): Drama Romance
  • Release year: 1965
  • Running time: 105 min
Controversial tale of a young blind white woman who falls in love with the kindly black man who befriends her.
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Controversial tale of a young blind white woman who falls in love with the kindly black man who befriends her.

Original Release

12/10/1965

US Release

12/10/1965

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Cast

Elizabeth Hartman Selina D'Arcey
Ivan Dixon Mark Ralfe
John Qualen Mr. Faber
Shelley Winters Rose-Ann D'Arcey
Sidney Poitier Gordon Ralfe
Wallace Ford Ole Pa
Elisabeth Fraser Sadie
Kelly Flynn Yanek Faber
Debi Storm Selina, Age 5
Renata Vanni Mrs. Favaloro
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Guy Green

Writers

Guy Green, Elizabeth Kata

Cast

Producers

Editors

Rita Roland, Hal G. Davis

1966OscarBest Actress in a Leading Role Nominated
1966OscarBest Actress in a Supporting Role Won
1966OscarBest Cinematography, Black-and-White Nominated
1966OscarBest Art Direction-Set Decoration, Black-and-White Nominated
1966OscarBest Music, Score - Substantially Original Nominated
1966Golden GlobeBest Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
1966Golden GlobeBest Director Nominated
1966Golden GlobeBest Actress - Drama Nominated
1966Golden GlobeBest Actor - Drama Nominated
1966Golden GlobeMost Promising Newcomer - Female Won
1966Golden GlobeBest Screenplay Nominated
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