Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)

PG  |   |  Drama


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Ted Kramer's wife leaves her husband, allowing for a lost bond to be rediscovered between Ted and his son, Billy. But a heated custody battle ensues over the divorced couple's son, deepening the wounds left by the separation.


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  • Dustin Hoffman and Meryl Streep in Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
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  • Dustin Hoffman and Justin Henry in Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
  • Dustin Hoffman and Justin Henry in Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)

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Trivia

Robert Benton advised cinematographer NĂ©stor Almendros to base the look and color of the film on the paintings of Piero della Francesca. Almendros also used the work of David Hockney as an inspiration, and designed a realistic look, using source lighting in rooms with ceilings and available... ...


Quotes

Joanna Kramer: I love you, Billy.
Billy Kramer: I love you too, Mommy.


Goofs

When standing up after writing the pro's & con's for his lawyer, the pen changes position on the paper between shots.

Details

Release Date:

19 December 1979

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Box Office

Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$106,260,000 (USA)

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