Tender Mercies begins with the life of Mac Sledge, a country music singer who followed the wrong path and ended as an alcoholic. As a consequence, his wife separated from him and his daughter departed.
Mac Sledge-Robert Duvall
TriviaDuring the singing song of Tender Mercies, Robert Duvall is actually singing.
Tender Mercies won several Academy Awards, including the one for Best Actor in Leading Role.
Robert Duvall won for Best Actor In A Leading Role for the role of Mac Sledge in Tender Mercies.
Bruce Beresford won for Best Director for Tender Mercies.
Philip S. Hobel, Producer won for Best Picture for Tender Mercies.
80's Film Facts:
The Movie Tender Mercies was released to theatres on 03/04/1983 by Universal, and grossed $8,443,124 at the box office in the US.
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1. I loved the movie.
2. I tried to get the lyrics to tender mercies but could not find them,... where?
thanks and God bless...
#1 - ralph a. kern - 04/11/2008 - 10:37
I love this movie also and can't find the lyrics anywhere.Can somebody HELP please.
#2 - Kim - 04/26/2010 - 18:45