The Americanization of Emily
Character Oscar-nominee James Garner (MAVERICK, TV's "The Rockford Files") stars as a pacifistic American naval officer who discovers that he has been selected to become the first casualty of the Normandy invasion as part of a military PR scheme. As he deals with this, he tries to win the heart of a British widower, played by Oscar-winner Julie Andrews (THE SOUND OF MUSIC, VICTOR/VICTORIA, MARY POPPINS). Nominated for two Academy Awards, this black romantic comedy also stars Oscar-winners Melvyn Douglas (BEING THERE, HUD) and James Coburn (THE GREAT ESCAPE, AFFLICTION). Directed by Oscar-winner Arthur Hiller (LOVE STORY, BEVERLY HILLS COP III). Written by Academy Award-winner Paddy Chayefsky (NETWORK, ALTERED STATES). Selected by the prestigious American Film Institute as one of the 400 best American films of all time.