Cinderella Liberty

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Cinderella Liberty ★★★ 1973 (R)

Bittersweet romance in which a kindly sailor falls for a brash hooker with a son. Sometimes funny, sometimes moving, with sometimes crude direction overcome by truly compelling performances from Caan and Mason. Story written by Darryl Ponicsan from his novel. 117m/C VHS, DVD . James Caan, Marsha Mason, Eli Wallach, Kirk Calloway, Burt Young, Bruce Kirby, Dabney Coleman, Sally Kirkland; D: Mark Rydell; W: Darryl Ponicsan; C: Vilmos Zsigmond; M: John Williams. Golden Globes '74: Actress—Drama (Mason).