Screening in Honour of International Women’s Day – March 5, 7, 8, 10!
Rival reporters Sam and Tess fall in love and get married, only to find their relationship strained when Sam comes to resent Tess’ hectic lifestyle. From the 2x Oscar winning director of A Place In The Sun, and Giant! Starring 4x Oscar winner Katharine Hepburn, and 2x Oscar winner Spencer Tracy!
Academy Awards: Best Original Screenplay winner, and Best Actress (Katharine Hepburn) nominee!
New York Film Critics Circle Awards: Best Actress nominee (Katharine Hepburn)!
National Film Preservation Board, USA: Inducted into the National Film Registry in 1999!
“Tracy and Hepburn were a great team, and this, their first outing together, set the seal on the pattern to follow into the next decade…The comic byplay between opposites – everyday guy Spence and haughty Kate – is a consistent pleasure” (Time Out)
“Tracy and the ever-elegant Hepburn are at their prime in this delectable black and white film that gives romantic comedies a good name.” (Urban Cinefile)
3.5/4 Stars! “Woman of the Year remains an effervescent but edgy rom-com…remains a mesmerizing testament to the chemistry of a great screen team” (Groucho Reviews)