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Tender Mercies

This low-key drama set in Texas is one of the continuing stories of screenwriter Horton Foote's life in the hinterlands. Robert Duvall, who won an Oscar for his performance, is Mac Sledge, a down-and-out singer who has recently broken up with his wife, Dix… (more)

Released: 1983

Rating: PG

TV Guide Rating:(3 ratings)

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Tender Mercies - Official Trailer
01:03 — An alcoholic has-been country singer is inspired to attempt a comeback by a Texan woman. Oscar-winning performance by Duvall!
(Movie Clip) Open, Two Days
Motel owner Tess Harper observes some rough business involving guest Robert Duvall, as Lefty Frizzell's It Hurts To Face Reality opens Bruce Beresford (more…)
(Movie Clip) Writin' Songs
New step-father Mac (Robert Duvall) demonstrates some musical technique to Sonny (Allan Hubbard), mother Rosa (Tess Harper) busy in the kitchen, in Te (more…)
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Robert Duvall gives one of his greatest performances as a has-been country singer who finds love in Tender Mercies (1983).

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  • Released: 1983
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: This low-key drama set in Texas is one of the continuing stories of screenwriter Horton Foote's life in the hinterlands. Robert Duvall, who won an Oscar for his performance, is Mac Sledge, a down-and-out singer who has recently broken up with his wife, Dix… (more)

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