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Atlantic City (1980) was a Film directed by Louis Malle and produced by Denis Héroux and John Kemeny.

Atlantic City was inducted into the National Film Registry in 2003.

Academy Awards 1981 --- Ceremony Number 55 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best ActorBurt LancasterNominated
Best ActressSusan SarandonNominated
Best DirectorLouis MalleNominated
Best PictureDenis Heroux and John Kemeny, ProducersNominated
Best WritingJohn GuareNominated
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Atlantic City (1980, Louis Malle)

By Andrew Wickliffe on Feb 29, 2016 From The Stop Button

For a film with quite a bit of grounded violence, Atlantic City is pretty genial. Director Malle shoots in close medium shots; there’s not a lot of grandeur to his shots. Atlantic City has grandeur, as a setting, but Malle doesn’t go out of his way to stylize it. Cinematographer Richard ... Read full article


Atlantic City (1980, Louis Malle)

By Andrew Wickliffe on Feb 29, 2016 From The Stop Button

For a film with quite a bit of grounded violence, Atlantic City is pretty genial. Director Malle shoots in close medium shots; there’s not a lot of grandeur to his shots. Atlantic City has grandeur, as a setting, but Malle doesn’t go out of his way to stylize it. Cinematographer Richard ... Read full article


Atlantic City

By Michael on Nov 23, 2012 From Le Mot du Cinephiliaque

Atlantic City (Louis Malle, 1980) Lou is a small time gangster, who thinks he used to be something big. He meets up with a younger girl, Sally, who is learning to be a croupier. Her husband turns up with drugs he has stolen from the Mafia. Louis Malle once said that he never really was a part ... Read full article


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