The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter Overview:

The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1968) was a Drama - Film Adaptation Film directed by Robert Ellis Miller and produced by Thomas C. Ryan, Joel Freeman and Marc Merson.

Academy Awards 1968 --- Ceremony Number 41 (source: AMPAS)

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Best ActorAlan ArkinNominated
Best Supporting ActressSondra LockeNominated
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The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1968)

By Beatrice on Jan 22, 2020 From Flickers in Time

The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter Directed by Robert Ellis Miller Thomas C. Ryan from a novel by Carson McCullers 1968/USA IMDb link Repeat viewing/Amazon Instant If you are looking for a bittersweet Hollywood movie with some superlative acting, look no further. This has an involved plot and I’ll b... Read full article


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Mary Badham tested unsuccessfully for the role of Mick.
Comedian Jackie Vernon was initially cast in role ultimately played by Chuck McCann.
Montgomery Clift was approached to play Singer (Alan Arkin's character) in an early 1960s version that never got off the ground.
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