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349 Ratings

Absence of Malice

Directed by Sydney Pollack
United States, 1981
Drama, Romance


When a prosecutor leaks a false story that a liquor warehouse owner is involved in the murder of an union head, the man’s life begins to unravel.

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Absence of Malice Directed by Sydney Pollack

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1982 | 2 wins including: Reader Jury of the "Berliner Morgenpost"

1982 | Honorable Mention

Academy Awards

1982 | 3 nominations including: Best Actor in a Leading Role

Writers Guild of America

1982 | Nominee: Best Drama Written Directly for the Screen (Screen)

Golden Globes (USA)

1982 | 2 nominations including: Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama

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