Marvin's Room

Marvin's Room

Director

Release Date

  • 1996

Time

  • 98 minutes

Rating

PG-13

Synopsis

Years ago, the fiercely independent Lee took off for Ohio, while her older sister Bessie stayed home to look after their bedridden father, Marvin. Lee has troubles of her own, including her mischievous son Hank, who has a knack for burning down the neighborhood when she's not looking. Seventeen years since her last visit, and after an unexpected call from Bessie, Lee's packs up Hank and his younger brother Charlie for the trip home.

Marvin's Room

Awards

1997 Academy Awards

Nominated

  • Best Actress - Leading Role

Awards

1997 Golden Globes

Nominated

  • Best Actress - Drama

Featured Clips

Marvin's Room - The Visit

Marvin's Room - The Visit

Marvin's Room - A Lot of Blood

Marvin's Room - A Lot of Blood

Marvin's Room - Tall Tales

Marvin's Room - Tall Tales

Marvin's Room - Nephews

Marvin's Room - Nephews

Marvin's Room - It's Not Good News

Marvin's Room - It's Not Good News

Marvin's Room - Grown Up

Marvin's Room - Grown Up

Marvin's Room - Nice Enough

Marvin's Room - Nice Enough

Marvin's Room - Resentment

Marvin's Room - Resentment

Marvin's Room - Sisters

Marvin's Room - Sisters

Now Playing: Marvin's Room - The Visit
Starring: Meryl Streep, Leonardo DiCaprio

Lee begrugingly meets with her disturbed son Hank's therapist at the mental institution he was committed to after burning down her house. In this scene: Lee (Meryl Streep), Hank (Leonardo DiCaprio)