Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore


Release Date 1974-12-09
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Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore is a 1974 American comedy-drama 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, along with Alfred Lutter as her son and Kris Kristofferson as a man they meet along the way. This is Martin Scorsese's fourth film. The film co-stars Billy Green Bush, Diane Ladd, Valerie Curtin, Lelia Goldoni, Lane Bradbury, Vic Tayback, Jodie Foster, and Harvey Keitel. Ellen Burstyn won the Academy Award for Best Actress and the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her performance, and the film won the BAFTA Award for Best Film.

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Actors & Characters

Ellen Burstyn Ellen Burstyn Alice Hyatt Alice Hyatt
Alfred Lutter Alfred Lutter Tommy Hyatt Tommy Hyatt
Kris Kristofferson Kris Kristofferson David David
Billy Green Bush Billy Green Bush Donald Donald
Harvey Keitel Harvey Keitel Ben Ben
Jodie Foster Jodie Foster Audrey Audrey
Diane Ladd Diane Ladd Florence Jean Castleberry Florence Jean Castleberry
Valerie Curtin Valerie Curtin Vera Vera
Vic Tayback Vic Tayback Mel Sharples Mel Sharples
Lelia Goldoni Lelia Goldoni Bea Bea


Kent L. Wakeford Cinematography
Martin Scorsese Director
Marcia Lucas Editor
Audrey Maas Producer
David Susskind Producer
Robert Getchell Writer