Cinderella Liberty(Movie, 1973)

1h 57min | Genres: Drama, Romance / Love

She's 32. She drinks too much. She hustles pool. She's got a 10-year old mulatto son. She's got a different boyfriend every night. She's in trouble. And he's in love.

Cinderella LibertyRating: 3.4/5 (with 3 votes)
Cinderella Liberty is a 1973 American romantic drama film adapted by Daryl Ponicsan from his 1973 novel of the same name. The film tells the story of a sailor who falls in love with a prostitute and becomes a surrogate father for her 10-year-old mixed race son. Produced and directed by Mark Rydell, the film stars James Caan, Marsha Mason, and Eli Wallach, with a supporting cast that includes Kirk Calloway, Burt Young, Allyn Ann McLerie, Dabney Coleman, Jon Korkes, and Allan Arbus. The title is derived from the plot point that the sailor, while receiving medical treatment at the Navy base's medical facility, is given what is called a "Cinderella Liberty" pass which allows him to freely leave the naval base as long as he is back by midnight curfew. The film is one of two 1973 film adaptations of Ponicsan's novels, the other being The Last Detail. Cinderella Liberty was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actress in a... ()
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About Cinderella Liberty

A lonely Navy sailor falls in love with a hooker and becomes a surrogate father figure for her son during an extended liberty due to his service records being lost.

Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Made by: Sanford
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translations: Bulgarian (BG), English (EN), Italian (IT)
Status: Released
Release date US: 12/18/1973
Cast: James Caan, Marsha Mason, Eli Wallach, Burt Young, Allan Arbus, Bruno Kirby, Dabney Coleman, David Proval, Sally Kirkland, Ted D'Arms
Director: Mark Rydell
Producer: Mark Rydell
Screenwriter: Darryl Ponicsan
Film Editor: P. J. Kennedy
Director of Photography: Vilmos Zsigmond
Composer: John Williams
Keywords: sailor, prostitute

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WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:190744, Added: 04/23/2018, Last updated: 07/17/2018