Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore is a 1974 American dramedy film directed by Martin Scorsese and written by Robert Getchell. It stars Ellen Burstyn as a widow who travels with her preteen son across the Southwestern United States in search of a better life. Kris Kristofferson, Billy "Green" Bush, Diane Ladd, Valerie Curtin, Lelia Goldoni, Vic Tayback, Jodie Foster, Alfred Lutter and Harvey Keitel are featured in supporting roles.
When Socorro, New Mexico, housewife Alice Hyatt's husband Donald is killed in an auto accident, she decides to have a garage sale, pack what's left of her meagre belongings, and take her precocious son Tommy to her childhood hometown of Monterey, California, where she hopes to pursue the singing career she abandoned when she married.
|award||Academy Award for Best Actress National Board of Review: Top Ten Films|
|keywords||abandon alice faye alice hyatt belong childhood home divorce end extramarital affair force garage sale journey to the west kill married new mexico phoenix arizona ripple sexual relationship shoplift sing west wisecrack|
|nomination||Academy Award for Best Actress Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay|
|recordedAt||Arizona Monterey Socorro Tucson|
|theme||feminist romantic comedy|