An Unmarried Woman
An Unmarried Woman is a 1978 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Paul Mazursky and starring Jill Clayburgh and Alan Bates. The film was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture and Clayburgh was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress.
The perfect life of wealthy New York City wife Erica Benton (Jill Clayburgh) is shattered when her stockbroker husband Martin (Michael Murphy) leaves her for a younger woman. The film documents Erica's attempts at being single again, where she suffers confusion, sadness, and rage.
|award||National Board of Review: Top Ten Films|
|contentLocation||New York City|
|keywords||perfect life sexual liberation younger woman|
|nomination||Academy Award for Best Actress Academy Award for Best Picture Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay|
|producer||Anthony Ray Paul Mazursky|
|publisher||20th Century Fox|