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3.3
12 Ratings

A Day in the Death of Joe Egg

Directed by Peter Medak
United Kingdom, 1972
Comedy, Drama

Synopsis

A couple uses extremely black comedy to survive taking care of a daughter who is nearly completely brain dead. They take turns doing the daughter’s voice and stare into the eyes of death and emotional trauma with a humor that hides their pain.

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A Day in the Death of Joe Egg Directed by Peter Medak

Awards & Festivals

BAFTA Awards

1973 | Nominee: UN Award

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1973 | 3rd place: Best Actress

National Society of Film Critics Awards

1972 | Nominee: Best Actress

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