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Windows

Theatrical release poster
Directed by Gordon Willis
Produced by Mike Lobell
Written by Barry Siegel
Starring Talia Shire
Joseph Cortese
Elizabeth Ashley
Editing by Barry Malkin
Distributed by United Artists
Release date(s) January 18, 1980
Running time 96 minutes
Language English

Windows is a 1980 thriller starring Talia Shire, Joseph Cortese and Elizabeth Ashley, directed by Gordon Willis.

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Plot

Emily Hollander (Shire) is the subject of a lesbian obsession at the hands of Andrea Glassen (Ashley), her next-door neighbor. As Emily begins dating detective Bob Luffrono (Cortese), Andrea overflows with jealousy, spying on Hollander through her own window.

Criticism

The film was the subject of many protests from gay rights activists who accused the film of being homophobic and resorting to hateful stereotypes of lesbians.

Awards and nominations

Nominated: Worst Picture
Nominated: Worst Screenplay
Nominated: Worst Actress (Talia Shire)
Nominated: Worst Supporting Actress (Elizabeth Ashley)
Nominated: Worst Director (Gordon Willis)

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