Academy Award and Golden Globe-winners Clint Eastwood ("Million Dollar Baby," "Space Cowboys") and Meryl Streep ("The Devil Wears Prada," "A Prairie Home Companion") star in this romantic drama based on the best-selling novel that captured America's heart. While passing through a small Iowa town, a photojournalist meets a farmer's wife and they share a brief, secret, romantic interlude that profoundly shapes the rest of their lives. From executive producer and Academy Award, Emmy and Golden Globe-winner Steven Spielberg ("Letters From Iwo Jima," "Flags of Our Fathers"), written by Academy Award and Emmy-nominee Richard LaGravenese ("Freedom Writers," "The Fisher King") and directed by Eastwood. Meryl Streep's performance in this film earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress.

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4.3 out of 5
41 Ratings

41 Ratings

90% TOMATOMETER

Critics Consensus: Sentimental, slow, schmaltzy, and very satisfying, The Bridges of Madison County finds Clint Eastwood adapting a bestseller with heft, wit, and grace.

13+ COMMON SENSE

Book-based romantic drama about a married woman's affair.

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