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The Way We Were Movie Basics

Year of Release: 1973
Running Time: 1 hr. 58 min.
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Sydney Pollack
Screenwriter: Arthur Laurents, David Rayfiel and Alvin Sargent
Producers: Richard A. Roth and Raymond Stark
Studio: Columbia Pictures

The Way We Were Synopsis

Jewish radical girl (Barbra Streisand) and WASPy boy (Robert Redford) meet, fall in love marry and divorce in this tearjerking love story that takes place mostly in the forties and fifties. Directed by Sydney Pollack.

The Way We Were Cast

Barbra Streisand - Katie Morosky
Robert Redford - Hubbell Gardner
Bradford Dillman - J.J.
Patrick O'Neal - George Bissinger
Viveca Lindfors - Paula Reisner
Lois Chiles - Carol Ann
James Woods - Frankie McVeigh

The Way We Were Awards and Nominations

1974 Academy Awards® Best Score (Win)
Best Song (Win)

Best Actress - Barbra Streisand (Nom)

Best Art Direction (Nom)

Best Cinematrography (Nom)

Best Costume Design (Nom)

1974 Golden Globe Awards® Best Song (Win)

Best Actress - Barbra Streisand (Nom)

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The Way We Were

Hubbell Gardner ( Robert Redford ):

"Everything in the world that happens does not happen to you personally."

What is the name of Hubbell's novel?