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The Way We Were

The Way We Were is a 1973 film which tells the story of a Jewish woman who marries a WASP following World War II, at the height of McCarthyism; their political differences eventually drive them apart. It stars Barbra Streisand, Robert Redford, Bradford Dillman, Lois Chiles, Patrick O'Neal and Viveca Lindfors.

The movie was written by Arthur Laurents and David Rayfiel (uncredited) and directed by Sydney Pollack.

It won Academy Awards for Best Music, Original Dramatic Score and Best Music, Song (Marvin Hamlisch, Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman for "The Way We Were"), and was nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role (Barbra Streisand), Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Best Cinematography and Best Costume Design.