The Day of the Locust

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  • R
  • Genre(s): Drama Thriller
  • Release year: 1975
  • Running time: 145 min
An art director in the 1930's falls in love and attempts to make a young woman an actress despite Hollywood who wants nothing to do with her because of her problems with an estranged man and her alcoholic father.
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An art director in the 1930's falls in love and attempts to make a young woman an actress despite Hollywood who wants nothing to do with her because of her problems with an estranged man and her alcoholic father.

Original Release

05/07/1975

US Release

05/07/1975

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Cast

Donald Sutherland Homer Simpson / Homer
Karen Black Faye Greener / Faye
Burgess Meredith Harry Greener / Harry
William Atherton Tod Hackett / Tod
Geraldine Page Big Sister
Richard Dysart Claude Estee
Bo Hopkins Earle Shoop
Pepe Serna Miguel
Lelia Goldoni Mary Dove
Billy Barty Abe Kusich / Abe
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

John Schlesinger

Writers

Waldo Salt, Nathanael West

Cast

Donald Sutherland Homer Simpson / Homer
Karen Black Faye Greener / Faye
Burgess Meredith Harry Greener / Harry
William Atherton Tod Hackett / Tod
Geraldine Page Big Sister
Richard Dysart Claude Estee
Bo Hopkins Earle Shoop
Pepe Serna Miguel
Lelia Goldoni Mary Dove
Billy Barty Abe Kusich / Abe
Jackie Earle Haley Adore / Adore Loomis
Madge Kennedy Mrs. Johnson
John Hillerman Ned Grote
William Castle Director
Paul Stewart Helverston
Gloria LeRoy Mrs. Loomis
Jane Hoffman Mrs. Odlesh
Norman Leavitt Mr. Odlesh
Ina Gould Lee Sister / Lee Sister #1
Florence Lake Lee Sister / Lee Sister #2

Producers

Editors

Jim Clark

1976OscarBest Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
1976OscarBest Cinematography Nominated
1976Golden GlobeBest Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
1976Golden GlobeBest Supporting Actor - Motion Picture Nominated
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