Resurrection (1980 film)

Resurrection is a 1980 American drama film about a woman who survives the car accident that kills her husband, but discovers that she has the power to heal other people. She becomes an unwitting celebrity, the hope of those in desperate need of healing, and a lightning rod for religious beliefs and skeptics. The film stars Ellen Burstyn, Sam Shepard, Richard Farnsworth, Roberts Blossom and Eva Le Gallienne.[2]

Promotional poster for Resurrection
Directed byDaniel Petrie
Produced byRenee Missel and Howard Rosenman
Written byLewis John Carlino
StarringEllen Burstyn
Sam Shepard
Richard Farnsworth
Roberts Blossom
Clifford David
Pamela Payton-Wright
Jeffrey DeMunn
Eva Le Gallienne
Music byMaurice Jarre
CinematographyMario Tosi
Edited byRita Roland
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
  • September 26, 1980 (1980-09-26)
Running time
103 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$3,910,019[1]

The movie was written by Lewis John Carlino, directed by Daniel Petrie, and produced by Renée Missel and Howard Rosenman.

It was nominated for two Academy Awards; one for Best Actress in a Leading Role (Ellen Burstyn) and another for Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Eva Le Gallienne).

In 2010, this film was released on DVD as part of the Universal Vault Series of DVD-on-Demand titles. A Blu-ray version followed in 2019.[3]

A novelization was written by George Gipe.



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