Based on the novel by James Waller about the brief, but powerful love affair between a traveling National Geographic photographer and a sheltered Iowa housewife.
Clint Eastwood directs and stars in The Bridges of Madison County (1995) co-starring Meryl Streep and based on the best-selling romantic novel.
Find out about John Wayne's home town Winterset in Madison County, Iowa, and how it became a popular touristic place through Robert James Waller's The Bridges of Madison County.
The Bridges of Madison County -- Photographer Robert Kincaid wanders into the life of housewife Francesca Johnson, for four days in the 1960s.
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Academy Award and Golden Globe-winners Clint Eastwood ("Million Dollar Baby," "Space Cowboys") and Meryl Streep ("The Devil Wears Prada," "A Prairie Home Companion") star in this romantic drama based on the best-selling novel that captured America's heart. While passing through a small Iowa town, a photojournalist meets a farmer's wife and they share a brief, secret, romantic interlude that profoundly shapes the rest of their lives. From executive producer and Academy Award, Emmy and Golden Globe-winner Steven Spielberg ("Letters From Iwo Jima," "Flags of Our Fathers"), written by Academy Award and Emmy-nominee Richard LaGravenese ("Freedom Writers," "The Fisher King") and directed by Eastwood. Meryl Streep's performance in this film earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress.
While passing through a small Iowa town, a photojournalist meets a farmer's wife and they share a brief, secret, romantic interlude that profoundly shapes the rest of their lives.
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