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Rachel, Rachel (26-Aug-1968)

Director: Paul Newman

Writer: Stewart Stern

From novel: A Jest of God by Margaret Laurence

Music Composed and Conducted by: Jerome Moross

Producer: Paul Newman

Keywords: Drama

Rachel, a 35-year-old spinster schoolteacher living with her demanding mother, realizes her life is a pointless dead end; when a former schoolmate visits her small New England town, she has her first sexual experience and makes an effort to come out of her shell. Paul Newman's directorial debut, his wife Joanne Woodward giving a first-rate performance. Received Oscar nominations for Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, and Best Screenplay.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Geraldine Fitzgerald
24-Nov-1913 17-Jul-2005 Wuthering Heights
Terry Kiser
1-Aug-1939   Weekend at Bernie's
Donald Moffat
26-Dec-1930 20-Dec-2018 British-American character actor
James Olson
8-Oct-1930   Rachel, Rachel
Estelle Parsons
20-Nov-1927   Character and TV actress
Joanne Woodward
27-Feb-1930   The Three Faces of Eve


Joanne Woodward   ...   Rachel Cameron
James Olson   ...   Nick Kazlik
Kate Harrington   ...   Mae Cameron
Estelle Parsons   ...   Calla Mackie
Donald Moffat   ...   Niall Cameron
Terry Kiser   ...   Preacher
Frank Corsaro   ...   Hector Jonas
Bernard Barrow   ...   Leighton Siddley
guest star
Geraldine Fitzgerald   ...   Rev. Wood
Nell Potts   ...   Supporting Cast
Shawn Campbell   ...   Supporting Cast
Violet Dunn   ...   Supporting Cast
Beatrice Pons   ...   Supporting Cast
Dorothea Duckworth   ...   Supporting Cast
Simm Landres   ...   Supporting Cast
Izzy Singer   ...   Supporting Cast
Tod Engle   ...   Supporting Cast
Connie Robinson   ...   Supporting Cast
Sylvia Shipman   ...   Supporting Cast
Larry Fredericks   ...   Supporting Cast
Bruno Engl   ...   Supporting Cast
Wendell Mac Neal   ...   Supporting Cast


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