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177 Ratings

Auntie Mame

Directed by Morton DaCosta
United States, 1958
Comedy, Drama, Romance


Left in Mame’s care when his millionaire father drops dead, young Patrick (Jan Handzlik) is quickly indoctrinated into his aunt’s philosophy that “Life is a banquet—and some poor suckers are starving to death.”

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Auntie Mame Directed by Morton DaCosta

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1959 | 6 nominations including: Best Picture

BAFTA Awards

1960 | Nominee: Best Foreign Actress

Golden Globes (USA)

1959 | 2 wins including: Best Motion Picture - Comedy

1959 | 2 nominations including: Best Supporting Actress

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