Buffalo Girls (1995 film)

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Buffalo Girls (1995 film)
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Directed by Rod Hardy
Produced by Sandra Saxon Brice
Suzanne Coston
Suzanne De Passe
Written by Larry McMurtry
Cynthia Whitcomb
Starring Anjelica Huston
Melanie Griffith
Music by Lee Holdridge
Cinematography David Connell
Edited by Richard Bracken
Production
company
Distributed by CBS
Release dates
April 30, 1995
Running time
180 minutes
Language English

Buffalo Girls is a 1995 television film adapted from the 1990 novel of the same name by Larry McMurtry. Directed by Rod Hardy, the film starred Anjelica Huston and Melanie Griffith, with Gabriel Byrne and Peter Coyote. It was nominated for two Golden Globe and several Emmy awards, and won one for sound mixing.

Synopsis[edit]

A story of the fading Wild West is told from Calamity Jane's point of view, with overlayed narrative to her eldest daughter about Jane's adventures.

Cast[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Wins:

  • Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Sound Mixing for a Drama Miniseries or a Special

Nominations:

  • Artios Award for Best Casting for TV miniseries
  • Cinema Audio Society Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Sound Mixing for a Drama Miniseries or a Special
  • Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Art Direction for a Miniseries or a Special
  • Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Costume Design for a Miniseries or a Special
  • Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Editing for a Miniseries or a Special - Single Camera Production
  • Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Hairstyling for a Miniseries or a Special
  • Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Makeup for a Miniseries or a Special
  • Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Music Composition for a Miniseries or a Special (Dramatic Underscore)
  • Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Sound Editing for a Miniseries or a Special
  • Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Special (for Anjelica Huston)
  • Emmy Award for Outstanding Miniseries
  • Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Special (for Sam Elliott)
  • Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV (for Sam Elliott)
  • Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV (for Melanie Griffith)
  • Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a TV Film or Miniseries (for Anjelica Huston)[2]

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