Henry & June

A film based on the book
Henry & June is a 1990 American biographical drama film directed by Philip Kaufman, and starring Fred Ward, Uma Thurman, and Maria de Medeiros.wikipedia
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Uma Thurman

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Henry & June is a 1990 American biographical drama film directed by Philip Kaufman, and starring Fred Ward, Uma Thurman, and Maria de Medeiros.
Established as a leading Hollywood actress, her other notable films include Henry & June (1990), The Truth About Cats & Dogs (1996), Batman & Robin (1997), Gattaca (1997), Les Misérables (1998), The Producers (2005), My Super Ex-Girlfriend (2006), and Lars von Trier's Nymphomaniac (2013) and The House That Jack Built (2018).

Fred Ward

Henry & June is a 1990 American biographical drama film directed by Philip Kaufman, and starring Fred Ward, Uma Thurman, and Maria de Medeiros.
Starting with a role in an Italian television film in 1973, Ward has had a long and diverse career, including such film as Southern Comfort, The Right Stuff, Remo Williams, Tremors, Henry & June, The Player and Short Cuts.

Philip Kaufman

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Henry & June is a 1990 American biographical drama film directed by Philip Kaufman, and starring Fred Ward, Uma Thurman, and Maria de Medeiros.
Examples are Milan Kundera's The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988), Michael Crichton's Rising Sun (1993), a remake of Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978), and the erotic writings of Anaïs Nin's Henry & June.

Maria de Medeiros

Henry & June is a 1990 American biographical drama film directed by Philip Kaufman, and starring Fred Ward, Uma Thurman, and Maria de Medeiros.
Her considerable resemblance to Anaïs Nin landed her the primary role in Henry & June (1990), in which she played the author.

Henry and June

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It is loosely based on Anaïs Nin's French book of the same name, and tells the story of Nin's relationship with Henry Miller and his wife, June.
A film based on the book was released in 1990.

Richard E. Grant

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Over the past 20 years, Grant has had strong supporting roles in the films Henry & June, L.A. Story, The Player, The Age of Innocence, The Portrait of a Lady, Spice World, Gosford Park, Bright Young Things, and Penelope.

Anaïs Nin

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It is loosely based on Anaïs Nin's French book of the same name, and tells the story of Nin's relationship with Henry Miller and his wife, June. In 1931 in Paris, France, Anaïs Nin is in a stable relationship with her husband Hugo, but longs for more out of life.
Claims that Nin was bisexual were given added circulation by the Philip Kaufman film Henry & June about Henry Miller and his second wife June Miller.

June Miller

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It is loosely based on Anaïs Nin's French book of the same name, and tells the story of Nin's relationship with Henry Miller and his wife, June. Nin is drawn to Miller and his wife June, as well as their bohemian lifestyle.
However, June would figure prominently in her published and unpublished diaries, upon which the movie Henry & June was loosely based.

Brigitte Lahaie

Lahaie acted in several other mainstream films, including Henry & June (1990) and Calvaire (2004).

Academy Award for Best Cinematography

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The film was nominated for Best Cinematography at the 63rd Academy Awards.

Henry Miller

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It is loosely based on Anaïs Nin's French book of the same name, and tells the story of Nin's relationship with Henry Miller and his wife, June.

Tropic of Cancer (novel)

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Ultimately, Nin helps Miller to publish his novel, Tropic of Cancer, but catalyzes the Millers' separation, while she returns to Hugo.

Aloys and Alfons Kontarsky

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They are heard on the soundtrack of the 1990 film Henry & June, playing Debussy's Petite Suite.

Motion Picture Association of America film rating system

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Henry & June was the first film to receive the MPAA's rating of NC-17 (Predator 2 originally received this rating, but was cut to qualify for an R rating) which was devised as a replacement for the X rating.
Henry & June – previously to be assigned an "X" rating – was the first film to receive the "NC-17" rating instead.

Biographical film

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Henry & June is a 1990 American biographical drama film directed by Philip Kaufman, and starring Fred Ward, Uma Thurman, and Maria de Medeiros.

Drama (film and television)

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Henry & June is a 1990 American biographical drama film directed by Philip Kaufman, and starring Fred Ward, Uma Thurman, and Maria de Medeiros.

Wild at Heart (film)

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It is one of three NC-17 films to receive Oscar nominations; the other films are Wild at Heart (1990) and Requiem for a Dream (2000).

Requiem for a Dream

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It is one of three NC-17 films to receive Oscar nominations; the other films are Wild at Heart (1990) and Requiem for a Dream (2000).

Ian Hugo

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In 1931 in Paris, France, Anaïs Nin is in a stable relationship with her husband Hugo, but longs for more out of life.

Bohemianism

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Nin is drawn to Miller and his wife June, as well as their bohemian lifestyle.

Kevin Spacey

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